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Mental health search reopened Committee takes step to fill 5th recent vacancy on board By KEVIN P. CRAVER firstname.lastname@example.org The McHenry County Mental Health Board is extending its search for a new executive director after one of the two finalists for the job dropped out. And when new finalists are chosen, a familiar face known
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for speaking his mind might be one of the Mental Health Board members who makes the final choice. The County Board’s Public Health and Human Services Committee voted Wednesday morning, 4-3, to recommend filling a vacant Mental Health Board seat with former McHen-
ry County College Trustee Scott Summers. The recommendation came the morning after a Tuesday evening Mental Health Board meeting in which it was announced that one of the two finalists for the open top job took another offer. Reopening the search with
the same firm hired last year to find a replacement will be less expensive, committee member Paula Yensen, D-Lake in the Hills, said Wednesday morning. Yensen holds the County Board’s voting seat on the nine-member Mental Health Board.
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What it means The County Board Public Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday morning voted, 4-3, to recommend appointing former McHenry County College Trustee Scott Summers to fill a vacant Mental Health Board seat. Voting “yes” to appoint Summers were Chairwoman Donna Kurtz, R-Crystal Lake, and members John Hammerand, R-Wonder Lake; Sandra Fay Salgado, R-McHenry; and Michael Walkup, R-Crystal Lake. Members Paula Yensen, D-Lake in the Hills; Mary McCann, R-Woodstock; and Anna May Miller, R-Cary, voted “no.”
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The ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON – The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged to the FBI his role in the attacks but did so before he was advised of his constitutional rights to keep quiet and seek a lawyer, officials said Wednesday. It is unclear whether those statements would be admissible in a criminal trial and, if not, whether prosecutors even need them to win a conviction. Officials said physical evidence, including a 9 mm Dzhokhar handgun and Tsarnaev pieces of a remote-control device commonly used in toys, was recovered from the scene. The suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, told authorities that his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, only recently recruited him to be part of the attack, two U.S. officials said. The CIA, however, named Tamerlan to a terrorist database 18 months ago, officials said Wednesday, an acknowledgment that will undoubtedly prompt congressional inquiry about whether investigators took warnings from Russian intelligence seriously enough.
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Despite being part of the national Do Not Call Registry, residents are still prime targets for telemarketers. The registry is free to consumers and doesn’t require repeat enrollment. However, under federal and state law, some businesses and organizations still can call numbers on the registry.
Consumers aim to hinder solicitors with Do Not Call Registry “I’ve been told to change my phone number or to just not answer when it’s not a number I recognize. Those options are unacceptable. It’s my phone, and I should be able to answer it when I want.” Robert Van Ness Jr. of Algonquin
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stopping these calls,” said Van Ness, who has had the same phone number for more than 35 years. “It’s so irritating. I’m on the list, and these people still seem to get away with it.” Van Ness documents each call and uses his list as fodder when he lodges complaints with local politicians, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office or the Federal Trade Commission.
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SUBDIVISION PROPOSED FOR VILLAGE A developer has proposed to build a 25-home subdivision close to North River Road in Algonquin. The development would be on 26 acres of land and the houses would sell for $700,000. The project would take three to five years to complete. The village still needs to approve the subdivision. For more, see page B1.
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“I’ve been told to change my phone number or to just not answer when it’s not a number I recognize,” Van Ness said. “Those options are unacceptable. It’s my phone, and I should be able to answer it when I want.” The Do Not Call Registry is a national database where residents tired of robocalls from telemarketers can enter their home and mobile phone numbers. Once registered, companies are restricted from making solicitation calls. Managed by the FTC, the registry is enforced by the FTC, Federal Communications Commission and state law enforcement agencies.
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VIEWS Kevin Lyons approach public service is a great way to start. As they have in the past, McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s offices are providing an opportunity at 7 p.m. May 2 at McHenry County College to learn about ethics and transparency issues new and old that public officials certainly will face on their leadership journey. Since these are the same offices that would go after the transgressions that run afoul of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the Open Meetings Act and the Illinois Public Officials Prohibited Activities Act, there will be plenty of preventive medicine distributed in the form of
information. Very few people go into public office at the local level for personal gain or to conduct public business in secret. What they want to do is make sure their schools and municipalities are properly run, and they hope that they have some particular talents that will be useful to their constituents. But what sometimes happens is that an “us against them” mindset develops somewhere into a political term. Often the “us” is other elected officials and employees of the government agency, while “them” is sometimes the public and/or the local media. It doesn’t have to be that way and it shouldn’t be, but conflict creates negative emotions. There will be conflict. Sometimes people will be irrational or even hostile. It’s grown-up life. Deny some guy a fence permit, and you’ve just become Public Enemy No. 1. Suspend some kid from school be-
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Gay rights an issue in immigration reform The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON – Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that could lose Republican support and jeopardize the entire bill. Both parties want the bill to succeed. Merely getting to agreement on the basic framework for the immigration overhaul, which would create a long and costly path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people in the U.S.
illegally, was no small feat for senators. And getting it through a divided Congress is still far from a done deal. Even so, gay rights groups, their lobbyists and grassroots supporters are insisting the deal shouldn’t exclude bi-national, same-sex couples – about 28,500 of them, according to a 2011 study from the Williams Institute at UCLA Law. They’re ramping up a campaign to change the bill to allow gay Americans to sponsor their partners for green cards, as straight Americans can. Supporters trekked to the Capitol to make their case at senators’ offices Wednesday. “Opponents will be pro-
posing amendments that, if passed, could collapse this very fragile coalition that we’ve been able to achieve,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said last week at the unveiling of the bill. He said the eight senators from both parties who crafted the legislation are committed to opposing changes that could kill it. For Democrats, it’s a precarious position to be in. Democratic senators overwhelmingly support gay marriage – all but three are now on the record voicing their support – and two dozen of them this year backed a separate bill called the Uniting American Families Act to let gays
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State police kill suspect in attack By REGINA GARCIA CANO The Associated Press MANCHESTER – The nephew of a small-town Illinois mayor shot and killed five people, including two boys, before leading police on a chase that ended in an exchange of gunfire that left him dead, authorities said Wednesday. Illinois State Police said they believe Rick O. Smith, 43, entered a Manchester home through the back door and shot the victims at close range with a shotgun, leaving two women, one man and the boys dead. Two people were found in a bedroom, two in a second bedroom and the man in the hallway. A sixth victim, a 6-year-old girl, was injured and taken to a Springfield hospital. “The offender took the 6-year-old out of the residence and put her in the hands of a neighbor,” State Police Lt. Col. Todd Kilby said. Officials have not revealed a motive. Police said the victims are related. Authorities
believe Smith and the victims were acquainted, but they didn’t provide details of the relationships. A bystander called police and told them that Smith fled the home in a white sedan. A car chase ensued, leading authorities to the nearby town of Winchester, where Smith and officers exchanged gunfire. Officers shot Smith, and he later died at a hospital. Police said they found a rifle, shotgun and large hunting knife in Smith’s car. Coroner officials said they plan autopsies on the victims Thursday morning in Bloomington and identities would be released at that time. Scott County State’s Attorney Michael Hill said Smith, of rural Morgan County, had convictions for reckless homicide, drugs and bad checks. Manchester Mayor Ronald Drake confirmed that Smith was his nephew, saying he hadn’t spoken to Smith in two years, but he believed his nephew was unemployed. Drake said the last time Smith contacted him was to borrow tools. Manchester is a village of about 300 residents about 50 miles west of Springfield.
Quarrel looms over ricin investigation The ASSOCIATED PRESS OXFORD, Miss. – The investigation into poisoned letters has shifted from an Elvis impersonator to his longtime foe, and authorities must now figure out if an online feud between the two men might have escalated into something more sinister. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was released from a Mississippi jail on Tuesday and charges against him were dropped, nearly a week after authorities charged him with sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and a Lee County, Miss., judge, Sadie Holland. Before Curtis left jail, authorities had already descended on the home of 41-year-old Everett Dutschke in Tupelo, a northeast Mississippi town. On Wednesday, they searched the site of a Tupelo martial arts studio once operated by Dutschke, who hasn’t been arrested or charged. After being released from
jail Tuesday, Curtis, who performs as Elvis and other celebrities, described a yearslong feud between the two, but Dutschke insisted he had nothing to do with the letters. The two worked together at an insurance office years ago, Curtis said. He said Dutschke showed interest in publishing his book about what Curtis considers an underground market to sell body parts. But Dutschke decided not to publish the material, Curtis alleged, and later began stalking Curtis on the Internet. For his part, Dutschke said he didn’t even know Curtis that well. “Last time we had any contact with each other was at some point in 2010 when I threatened to sue him for fraud for posting a Mensa certificate that is a lie. He is not a Mensa member. That certificate is a lie,” Dutschke said Monday. Curtis acknowledges posting a fake Mensa certificate on Facebook, but says it was a trap set up for Dutschke because he believed Dutschke was stalking him online.
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PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia abortion provider won’t testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial, leaving jurors to weigh five weeks of prosecution evidence. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing four babies allegedly born alive at a clinic that authorities have described as filthy. He is also charged in the 2009 overdose death of a 41-year-old woman. Gosnell’s defense rested Wednesday without calling a witness. The jury is expected to hear closing arguments Monday.
CHICAGO – An Illinois state senator accused of trying to board a Washington, D.C.bound flight with a gun pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Wednesday and was sentenced to community service. A judge sentenced Donne Trotter to 60 hours of community service and a year of court supervision for the one count of reckless conduct. The Chicago Democrat also was ordered to pay $190 in fines and costs.
SPRINGFIELD – Inmates at a maximum-security prison in southern Illinois reported concern about “aggressive cellmates” shortly before a string of murders at the penitentiary, according to a report by an independent group. The John Howard Association said several older inmates at Menard Correctional Center were anxious about the “younger and aggressive” inmates they were housed with when the prison monitoring group visited Menard Correctional Center in December.
Peoria Maintenance Engineer Jim Clark (right) monitors the sandbag wall holding back the Illinois River from recent flooding Wednesday in Peoria. The Illinois River crested Tuesday at 29.35 feet, eclipsing a 70-year record in Peoria. vees regardless of how well they’re built. Sandbag walls are particularly vulnerable because of their porous nature, and concerns persisted along the Mississippi River in southeast Missouri, where smaller levees had been overtopped or breached. Elsewhere, there were no reports of other Midwestern population centers in peril, but high water bedeviled business and home owners who are assessing the damage across multiple states. • About a dozen northern Indiana homes were condemned and as many as 200 were damaged by flooding
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PEORIA HEIGHTS – Slowly retreating floodwaters gave Midwesterners some hope Wednesday that the worst was over, but many worried that the earthen and days-old sandbag levees along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers could still fail. Fast-moving currents were testing makeshift protections around Dutchtown, Mo., where the Mississippi was expected to rise well above flood stage later this week and potentially send water into the scattered homes and businesses that comprise the tiny, unprotected river town. In downtown Peoria, tens of thousands of white and yellow sandbags stacked 3 feet high lined blocks of the scenic riverfront, holding back Illinois River waters that already reached a 70-year high and surrounded the visitors’ center and restaurants in the 114-year-old former train depot. Across the street, smaller sandbag walls blocked riverside pedestrian access to the headquarters of heavy equipment maker Caterpillar and the city’s arts and culture museum. Despite the receding water, city leaders were reluctant to issue an all-clear. “I’m very pleased so far, but we’re not out of the woods,” Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich said. “The water’s going to stay up for a while.” Higher water levels over extended periods of time put significant pressure on le-
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Don’t legalize medical pot We remain opposed to the legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Illinois. While we acknowledge that marijuana use has some medical benefits, we feel strongly that any benefits are outweighed by other problems legalization could create. We were disappointed that three of McHenry County’s five state representatives voted last week in favor of a House bill that For the record would allow doctors to prescribe Legalizing marijuana for marijuana to medical purposes opens the patients with door for total acceptance. certain medical conditions. Reps. Barbara Wheeler, R-Crystal Lake; Michael Tryon, R-Crystal Lake; and Jack Franks, D-Marengo, sided with the majority to help pass the bill, 61-57. Sixty votes were needed to send the bill to the Senate, so had two of these three voted against it, the measure would have failed. Reps. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, and Timothy Schmitz, R-Batavia, voted against it. Legalizing marijuana for medical purposes opens the door for total acceptance. Colorado and Washington already have legalized the drug for recreational use. Legalization increases the chances of the drug falling into the hands of children and others who don’t need it for medical reasons. It has been abused in other states and also sends a message to children that marijuana use is OK. Smoking marijuana regularly can cause serious health problems. It can damage brain cells and cells in bronchial passages, which can hurt a person’s immune system. There is not enough data to conclusively show what the long-term health effects of regular marijuana use are. Also, marijuana users who drive are impaired, increasing the chances of serious automobile accidents similar to drunken drivingrelated accidents. The bill now goes to the state Senate for debate. We urge the Senate to defeat this bill.
Militant Islam a world danger The world may never know for sure whether the Tsarnaev brothers acted alone in the Boston Marathon bombings. It seems likely, judging from what’s been disclosed so far in the investigation. Whether this was part of a broader conspiracy or not, there’s a common thread that runs through almost all of these terrorist attacks over the past two decades: militant Islam. That’s difficult for some in politics, including President Obama, and the media to acknowledge. It is true that there are many peaceful Muslims in this country. It’s also true that there have been and are so-called Christians who distort the message of the Bible and commit violent acts. But a major difference in Islam and Christianity is that Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity, preached nonviolence, and the New Testament clearly points that out. The Koran, as interpreted by large groups, is not so clear on that. Rather, there are too many who interpret it as encouraging holy war. (McComb, Miss.) Enterprise-Journal
8IT’S YOUR WRITE Term limits needed To the Editor: Newspapers recently ran a small article that, in my opinion, symbolizes a good part of what is wrong with our political system today. The articles noted that U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has an accumulated re-election war chest in excess of $3.2 million in preparation for a run for his fourth term. The article speculated that this enormous fund will discourage any challengers from even running against the incumbent. Durbin already has been in office for 18 years and is a part of the current crop of dysfunctional politicians who have gridlocked this country. Now he is going to “buy” a fourth term. We badly need term limits, and we need election spending control to level the playing field. Rich Pytka Crystal Lake
Not supported To the Editor: The statement made in Andleeb Ahmed’s letter to the editor that Jesus’ mission would have been a failure if He had, indeed, died from crucifixion is not supported by the quote Ahmed used from the Book of John. In that quote, as Ahmed explains, “Jesus clarifies his exact mission” with the words, “I lay down my life for the sheep.” Therefore, dying was Jesus’s mission, and He com-
pleted it as He attested from the cross, “It is finished.” Through this stubstitutionary, atoning death, the lost sheep of Israel and the “other sheep” (Gentiles) have the opportunity to be cleansed of sin, reconciled to God, and enter into eternal life. Beverly Meuch Wonder Lake
Some gun solutions To The Editor: Regarding Kathleen Parker’s column of April 12, I would have to say that, in general, she’s correct. Adam Lanza didn’t have to go through a background check. His mother did, and she was murdered by him before he went to Sandy Hook to kill 26 more people. I do wonder, considering she wasn’t oblivious to her son’s mental health issues, why she didn’t have those firearms locked away in her home? Was there a gun safe or trigger locks on those weapons? Just about every gun owner I know has at least a trigger lock installed when they store their firearms, if not a gun safe for extra security. It’s obvious that gun owners have a huge responsibility in that ownership. It’s also obvious that there’s more than only background checks and limiting magazine or clip capacity. Close the loopholes in Internet and gun-show sales. Enforce the law against straw buyers and fraudulent purchases.
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And maybe we should revisit the idea of mandatory sentencing for crimes committed using a firearm regardless of that crime’s nature. Donald Brown Crystal Lake
No minimum wage bump To the Editor: Economist Bryan Caplan developed the theory of Rational Irrationality, which describes the tendency of people to systematically vote erroneously for policies that don’t necessarily solve an issue. These tendencies are the result of a person’s humane effort to aid others less well-off. Common policies that are affected by this methodology include, among others, minimum wage. Gov. Pat Quinn has proposed making Illinois’ minimum wage the highest in the nation. Although raising the minimum wage would undoubtedly put money in the hands of those who need it most, Illinois is not in a position to embark on a minimum wage crusade.
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Illinois’ already lackluster business environment might not support such a change. You might recall that in 2011, New Jersey Gov. Christie sent letters to 553 Illinois-based businesses encouraging them to relocate to his state. With Illinois ranking among the top 10 states with the highest corporate and property taxes, Christie’s temptations might still resonate with strapped businesses. There is a point in which businesses might begin to consider the benefits of relocating to neighboring states. An increase in minimum wage, however beneficial it may be to some, might bring more businesses to this point. There will certainly be a proper time for this debate, but currently our efforts should go toward making Illinois a more business-hospitable state. When Illinois’ burgeoning pension system, unemployment rate, and cumbersome taxes are resolved, only then should we debate minimum wage. Anthony Mattioli McHenry
A pension-system proposal Illinoisans shouldn’t guarantee SPRINGFIELD – Mix pension financing, constitutional law and politics and you’ll either have a recipe to cure insomnia or the most important but under-discussed issue facing Illinois today. Illinois lawmakers are on the brink of making a mistake that could lock taxpayers in for hundreds of billions of dollars in new costs. The mistake in question is called a “pension guarantee.” Government worker unions are lobbying hard to make it so the state can be sued to pay more into the state’s five pension systems each year. In exchange for a small bump in employee retirement contributions, unions want taxpayers to hand them a blank check to fund an inherently flawed pension system. And that blank check equates to higher taxes. It’s pretty obvious this is a bad proposal. After all, you the taxpayer are being asked to guarantee pension investment returns – while having no say on how that money is invested.
More importantly, Illinois politicians have a long history of succumbing to union pressure and making pension benefits increasingly generous. And this proposed pension guarantee would make the taxpayers responsible for whatever future benefits are promised. Don’t think government pensions are generous? Think of five ablebodied people you know who retired in their mid-50s. Were most of them government workers? I thought so. This pension guarantee is being proposed under the guise of stopping politicians from shortchanging the systems in the future. Core government functions – such as educating children, incarcerating criminals and caring for the disadvantaged – would take the backseat to ponying up for pensions. Having sat through plenty of legislative hearings on pensions, I can tell you there is considerable disagreement about a provision in the Illinois Constitution regarding pensions. Here’s what it says: “Membership in any pension
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VIEWS Scott Reeder or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired.” Some folks, like me, believe that means a government worker is guaranteed by their pension fund not to lose what they have already earned. But government worker unions contend once a person enters government employment, they have boarded a rocketship that guarantees ever-increasing pensions – even as those benefits soar past the financial stratosphere. Benefit reform has been the subject of much verbal jousting in recent years. More often overlooked is another critical question: What happens
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when that pension rocket runs out of fuel? After all, the pension systems are independent of state government. In fact, the state pension code is quite clear on that matter: “Any pension payable under any law hereinbefore referred to shall not be construed to be a legal obligation or debt of the State, ... but shall be held to be solely an obligation of such pension fund, unless otherwise specifically provided in the law creating such fund.” Now an assortment of schemers want state taxpayers to guarantee those funds don’t go broke. It’s sort of like if the ne’er-do-well down the street were to knock on your door and ask you to co-sign his mortgage. Would you do it knowing it would put your family at risk? Well, that’s the predicament the state of Illinois finds itself in. And instead of talking about fundamentally reforming pensions into 401(k)-style plans – like 85 percent of the private sector – pension guarantee advocates want the Illinois taxpayers to dole out more and more cash to keep the faltering
system alive. Advocates of the guarantee want to change the law so that pension funds can demand money from the state – based on their investment and actuarial projections. And by the way, some of those current projections are more than a bit rosy. Moody’s Investors Services says pensions should use more realistic return assumptions: rates that currently are just more than 4.3 percent. But Illinois’ pension systems currently use a projected rate of return of about 8 percent. If the Illinois General Assembly creates a taxpayer guarantee, there is nothing to keep the pension boards from simply lowering their projected rate of return and demanding more from taxpayers. And if the state doesn’t pay up, the pension system can sue and our taxes will soar. • Scott Reeder is a veteran statehouse reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. He can be reached at sreeder@ illinoispolicy.org.
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Death toll rises at factories in Bangladesh The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAVAR, Bangladesh – Rescuers tried to free people believed trapped in the concrete rubble of a building housing mainly garment factories that collapsed in Bangladesh a day after workers complained cracks had developed in the structure. The death toll jumped to 149 after searchers worked through the night. “Many” people are still trapped, said the rescue operations leader, army Brig. Gen. Mohammed Siddiqul Alam Shikder said early Thursday. A clearer picture of the rescue operation would be available by afternoon, he said.
Searchers cut holes in the jumbled mess of concrete with drills or their bare hands, passing water and flashlights to those pinned inside the building near Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka. “I gave them whistles, water, torchlights. I heard them cry. We can’t leave them behind this way,” said fire official Abul Khayer. Rescue operations continued through the night. The disaster came less than five months after a factory fire killed 112 people and underscored the unsafe conditions in Bangladesh’s massive garment industry. Workers said they had hes-
itated to enter the building on Wednesday morning because it had developed such large cracks a day earlier that it even drew the attention of local news channels. Abdur Rahim, who worked on the fifth floor, said a factory manager gave assurances that there was no problem, so employees went inside. “After about an hour or so, the building collapsed suddenly,” Rahim said. Abdul Halim, an official with the engineering department in Savar, said the owner was originally allowed to construct a five-story building but added another three stories illegally.
A man who was trapped in an eight-story building housing several garment factories is rescued Wednesday after the structure collapsed in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing nearly 150 people.
Numbers stay on list permanently Leader search has • REGISTRY Continued from page A1 To date, about 78 enforcement actions have been taken against companies and telemarketers for violations, according to the FTC website. A total of 58 of those actions have been resolved with final court orders requiring payment of more than $40 million in civil penalties and $22 million in redress or disgorgement. The FTC logs about 200,000 complaints each month from consumers tired of robocalls. The agency’s do-not-call list has decreased the number of unwanted calls for many consumers, but commission officials have acknowledged that new technology has allowed some unwanted calls to get through to those who do not want them. Locally, Attorney General Lisa Madigan this month reached a settlement in a lawsuit against a Lincoln-based company that placed numer-
ous telemarketing calls to consumers registered on the list. The company will be barred from future violations of the registry and must train its telemarketing employees on guidelines, as well as maintain records that will be monitored by the Attorney General’s Office. The national registry was created in 2003, and telephone numbers placed on the registry now remain permanent because of the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007, which became law in February 2008. “Prior to 2003, I can certainly remember the countless phone calls we got at dinnertime,” said Scott Mulford, spokesman for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. “It started a groundswell to do something about it, which state and government officials eventually did.” The registry is free to consumers and doesn’t require repeat enrollment. Telemarketers have 31 days from the date a person registers to
stop calling. However, under federal and state law, some businesses and organizations still can call numbers on the registry. That includes calls from or on behalf of political organizations, charities and telephones surveyors, as well as companies with which a person has an existing business relationship, or those to whom a person has provided written permission to receive their calls. If a resident asks a company they have an existing business relationship with to place their number on its own do-not-call list, it must honor that request. “I think most people would agree that the results from the registry have been successful,” Mulford said. “There are a lot fewer interrupting calls being made.” To register, verify registration or file a complaint, visit www.donotcall.gov or call 888-382-1222.
• The Associated Press contributed to this report.
New reports say suspect was unarmed • SUSPECT Continued from page A1 The U.S. officials who spoke to The Associated Press were close to the investigation but insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case with reporters. Tamerlan, whom authorities have described as the driving force behind the plot, was killed in a shootout with police. Dzhokhar is recovering in a hospital from injuries sustained during a getaway attempt. Authorities had previously said Dzhokhar exchanged gunfire with them for more than an hour Friday night before they captured him inside a boat covered by a tarp in a suburban Boston neighborhood backyard. But two U.S. officials said Wednesday that he was unarmed when captured, raising questions about the gunfire and how he was injured. Investigators have said the brothers appeared to have been radicalized through jihadist materials on the Internet and have found no evidence tying them to a terrorist group. Dzhokhar told the FBI that they were angry about the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the killing of Muslims there, officials said.
Hillary Branyik of Boston kneels Wednesday at the site where the first bomb detonated April 15 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street in Boston. How much of those conversations will end up in court is unclear. The FBI normally tells suspects they have the right to remain silent before questioning them so all their statements can be used against them. Under pressure from Congress, however, the Justice Department has said investigators may wait until they have gathered intelligence about other threats before reading those rights in terrorism cases. The American Civil Liberties Union has expressed concern about that. Regardless, investigators have found pieces of remote-control equipment among the debris and were
analyzing them, officials said. Also Wednesday, more than 4,000 mourners at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology paid tribute to a campus police officer who authorities say was gunned down by the bombing suspects. Bagpipes wailed as students, faculty and staff members and throngs of law enforcement officials paid their respects to MIT police officer Sean Collier, who was ambushed in his cruiser three days after the bombing. Among the speakers in Cambridge was Vice President Joe Biden, who condemned the bombing suspects as “two twisted, perverted, cowardly, knockoff jihadis.”
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South Korea demands talks on closed factory SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea on Thursday warned of an unspecified “grave measure” if North Korea rejects a call for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been closed for nearly a month. In a televised briefing with reporters, Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Hyungsuk refused to describe what Seoul would do if Pyongyang doesn’t respond by a deadline Friday to a demand for formal working-level talks on the industrial complex just over the heavily armed border in the North Korean town of Kaesong. But Seoul may be signaling it will pull out its remaining workers from the factory across the border in Kaesong. That could lead to the end of a complex considered the last remaining symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.
Clashes in Iraq suggest Sunni anger boils over BAGHDAD – With Sunni gunmen beginning to confront the Shiite-led government’s security forces headon in northern and western Iraq, fears are growing of a return to full-scale sectarian fighting that could plunge the country into a battle merged with the Syrian civil war across the border. With more than 100 people killed over the past two days, it’s shaping up to be the most pivotal moment for Iraq since U.S. combat troops withdrew in December 2011. A crackdown by government forces at a protest site in the town of Hawija on Tuesday triggered the latest unrest. It has enraged much of the country’s restive Sunni Arab minority, adding fuel to an already smoldering opposition movement.
Minaret of famed Syria mosque destroyed BEIRUT – The 11th century minaret of a famed mosque that towered over the narrow stone alleyways of Aleppo’s old quarter collapsed Wednesday as rebels and government troops fought pitched battles in the streets around it, depriving the ancient Syrian city of one of its most important landmarks. President Bashar Assad’s government and the rebels trying to overthrow him traded blame over the destruction to the Umayyad Mosque, a UNESCO world heritage site. “This is like blowing up the Taj Mahal or destroying the Acropolis in Athens. This mosque is a living sanctuary,” said Helga Seeden, a professor of archaeology at the American University of Beirut.
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There’s little good news for residents grappling with flooded properties as the Fox River continues to swell. The National Weather Service is continuing the flood warning through Sunday. Water levels have not changed much in the past three or four days. The river remains at major flood stage around 7.5 feet in McHenry, National Weather Service meteorologist Gino Izzi said. Anything above 7 feet is considered flood stage. And the water isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. “The problem with the Fox River is it’s fed by the Chain O’ Lakes,” Izzi said. “Water flow at the Chain O’ Lakes dramatically slows down the process of rising and cresting – it takes a long time to move through the lakes.” Water at the Algonquin gauge has fallen only about 3 inches in the past day, he said. After Sunday, the National Weather Service is predicting a moderate flood warning through Wednesday. But this weekend likely will bring some sunshine for those cleaning up flood damage. This weekend could bring the first spring-like temperatures this year, with partly or mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the mid- to high-60s.
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ONE HURT IN DORR TOWNSHIP WRECK A man was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries after a two-car crash Wednesday morning in an unincorporated area of McHenry County in Dorr Township, according to the Lakewood Police Department. A pickup truck heading west on Route 176 rear-ended a Ford Ranger that was stopped at the intersection of Route 176 and Dean Street while waiting to turn north onto Dean, police said. According to police, the driver of the pickup truck was later transported to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock with injuries. The other driver, a 61-year-old Woodstock man, was treated and released at the scene. Edward D. Horner, 27, of McHenry, was issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Lakewood Fire Department assisted with the incident, which took place about 6 a.m.
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Former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley talks Wednesday with business leaders before a luncheon sponsored by the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce. Daley discussed the current state of business in Illinois and his ideas to improve the future.
Bill Daley visits McHenry, ‘seriously looking’ at running for governor By JIM DALLKE email@example.com McHENRY – At a business luncheon in McHenry on Wednesday, Bill Daley outlined goals for the next governor of Illinois, but he stopped short of announcing that he would run for the position. “All I’m saying is what I’ve been saying for a while; I’m seriously looking at it,” he told the Northwest Herald after Wednesday’s lunch at 31 North Banquet & Conference Center. “There are some good people that are looking at it also. The state’s got to change.” But Daley took an opportunity to size up current Gov. Pat Quinn. “It’s not easy to beat the incumbent governor,” he added. “It’s only happened once in my lifetime in a primary. [Quinn] has great resources to put together a campaign, and
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ALGONQUIN – A developer who previously proposed a project along North River Road has presented revised plans for a new development. Greg Pantos, the managing member of the AK Group, wants to build the River Ridge Estates subdivision with 25 custom single-family homes. In 2008, Pantos presented a smaller project called Riverwoods on the Fox. It was rejected by the village for a variety of issues, including small lot sizes. In River Ridge Estates, 25 houses
would be on 26 acres of land. Pantos said he expects the project to take three to five years to build out, depending on how well the houses sell. “I think it’s going to turn out really nice,” Pantos said. “I think it will be spectacular when it gets done.” Developers have bought adjacent land to make it easier to run water and sewer to the development. Lot sizes were increased and the street layout was improved, according to a village memo written by Community Development Coordinator Russell Farnum. A portion of the property needs to be annexed to move the project forward.
Pantos said preliminary utility work may be done this year, and he hopes to have major work begin next spring. The houses would be a minimum of 3,000 square feet for two-story homes, and 2,500 square feet for ranches. The homes will have three-car garages. Starting prices will be $700,000, project architect Tony Divizio said. The proposed plan has riverfront improvements, including a riverwalk, individual boat slips for each new lot and a seawall along the river to help with erosion, Pantos said.
firstname.lastname@example.org HARVARD – The city will look to add a dump truck to its aging fleet and replace equipment at its wastewater treatment plant. Those two expenditures are among the most notable on Harvard’s fiscal 2013 budget, which the city will vote on Tuesday. “Those were the two top priorities,” City Administrator Dave Nelson said. “Everything else kind of fell into place.”
The city has budgeted for a second 1-ton dump truck for its Public Works Department to ease the burden on a 23-year-old truck. The city has budgeted $165,000 for new equipment toward the wastewater treatment plant. The money will go toward replacing a pre-treatment auger. Overall, the $9.92 million budget for the fiscal year that starts May 1 is balanced. “There’s virtually nothing new. No new services or anything of the such,” Nelson said. “We’re replacing equipment that’s 30 years old. ... We’re get-
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ting to things that we wanted to do five years ago, but the money wasn’t there with the economy.” During the worst of the recession, the city was operating on “less than a maintenance budget,” Nelson said. “The cash flow is improving almost three-fold from where it was,” he said. “There’s light at the end of the tunnel, but we’re still in the tunnel.” The city also will use MFT funds to resurface up to 20 blocks of roadway this spring.
CRYSTAL LAKE – A new online course at McHenry County College focusing on online reputation is reaching well beyond the classroom, bringing together students from across the globe. More than 300 students from about 30 countries and More 10 states are inside in the midst of the commuMCC reacts nity college’s to president’s first massive upcoming conopen online tract extension course. MCC is the vote. PAGE B4 first community college in the state to offer such a course, school officials said. The threeweek online venture is free with no limitation on how many students can participate and doesn’t include college credit. “Massive, open online courses are a very hot topic in higher education right now,” said Kate Harger, MCC’s library dean and one of three instructors overseeing the course.
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Harvard budget up for vote next week By SHAWN SHINNEMAN
Ruth P. Blair 76, Harvard
Pat is a good, decent person. I just think that if you look over the last 12 years and say he’s been the No. 1 and No. 2 highest elected official in the state for 12 years – and what’s happened to the state – we just need some change.” Daley, the former chief of staff to President Barack Obama and chairman of JPMorgan Chase Midwest, said he plans to make a decision in the next 60 days on whether to run. State Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, introduced Daley at Wednesday’s lunch, which was sponsored by the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce, and lauded his many years in business and public service. “Few people in the entire world could provide us with this type of perspective,” Franks said.
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D-2 adds new technology, programs By EMILY K. COLEMAN firstname.lastname@example.org RICHMOND – Additional technology, exposure to the Spanish language and full-day kindergarten were given the go-ahead by the Nippersink District 2 board Wednesday evening. Some of the votes garnered applause from the audience, which has grown since the board proposed – and subsequently approved – a $1.5 million tax abatement, effectively giving back some of the $10.4 million in reserves it has accumulated to taxpayers. Many of the parents who have attended the meetings since the abatement was proposed have raised con-
cerns over the state and security of the district’s buildings, the technology available to students and some of the cuts that took place when the district was in debt. One of the programs cut was the foreign language program, which was brought back slightly modified in an unanimous vote. “It’s been on my list for nine years, so I’m doing a happy dance in my head,” board Vice President Sharon Bianchini said. Based off a survey of parents and staff, the district decided to bring back the exploratory Spanish class at Nippersink Middle School, curriculum director Belinda Veillon said. It would not
affect core subjects because it would be added to the “exploratory wheel,” rotating classes that include health, art, computers and music. The two elementary schools would share another full-time teacher, who would provide 30 minutes of language exposure per week for some of the older grades, she said. The board also unanimously approved $450,200 worth of technology, including iPads, netbooks, Smart boards and desktop communities, which would be distributed to classes and schools based on what teachers had requested, technology director Dale Harkness said. Parents of kindergar-
Wonder Lake food pantry collection set for May 11 WONDER LAKE – The Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry is joining with the U.S. Postal Service for “National Stamp Out Hunger Day.” On May 11, residents are asked to leave food donations at either their mailboxes or at their local post office to be donated to their local food pantry. Local mail carriers will pick up donations when they deliver the mail. Volunteers of the Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry will be located throughout Wonder Lake to accept monetary and food donations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wonder Foods, Village Market, Horizontals, Dusty’s Pizza, Lizard Lounge and Paulie’s Pizza have joined with the Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry in an effort to stamp out hunger in the community. Collection boxes are set up at these local businesses, and they will be donating 10 percent of their proceeds on this day. The Wonder Lake Veterinary Clinic also will be accepting pet food donations. For information, call the pantry at 815-355-5459.
ten-age students will be offered full-time kindergarten this fall as well, the board decided. The district is required to also offer half-day kindergarten. The board also decided to add another second-grade section, bringing the class size in line with kindergarten and first-grade class sizes, as well as reinstate the special education clerical position as full time, make the band director full time and bring the district occupational therapist position in-house. By not going through the Special Education District of McHenry County, the district will save nearly $28,000, Superintendent Dan Oest said.
McHENRY: FOOD DRIVE
Churches band together for food collection NORTHWEST HERALD McHENRY – Churches in northern McHenry County once again are uniting to conduct a Community Food Drive this month to battle hunger in the area. “We want to feed the hungry, stock the shelves of food pantries, which normally run low during this time of year, and demonstrate to our congregations and our communities the impact we can have as we work together,” Tim Beavis, pastor at The Or-
chard Church in McHenry, said in a news release. Last year, churches gathered nearly 7,200 pounds of food for local pantries. This year, members will gather both nonperishable food items and money that the pantries can use to buy meat, dairy and fresh produce. “In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, a $5 gift can be used to purchase the equivalent of 30 meals for a family of four,” Jeff Pittman, McHenry campus pastor at The Chapel,
said in the release. The churches are asking the community to participate by bringing nonperishable food items (no glass please) to McHenry West High School, 4724 W. Crystal Lake Road, McHenry, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. All donations go to local food pantries. Participating churches are Community of Faith Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, Lifespring Community Church in Spring Grove, Light House Church
in McHenry, Fellowship of Faith Lutheran Church in McHenry, Meadowland Church in Johnsburg, Maranatha Assembly of God in McHenry, McHenry Evangelical Free Church in McHenry, Spring Grove Bible Fellowship in Spring Grove, The Chapel in McHenry and The Orchard Church in McHenry. To learn more, visit http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=Nhd5fJJ-TSA for a two-minute video from participating church leaders.
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Grafton board to convene special finances meeting HUNTLEY – The Grafton Township Board will meet Thursday to discuss the annual auditing of the township’s finances. The board will convene for a special meeting at 7 p.m. inside the township offices, 10109 Vine
St. in Huntley, to discuss and possibly approve Grafton’s 2011 audit. The outgoing board also will discuss and take possible action on contracting an auditor for fiscal 2012 and 2013. Supervisor-elect Jim Kearns requested the meeting, township officials said. Kearns stands to inherit a township that nearly shut down earlier this year before the board approved a short-term loan to help with its cash-flow problems.
Marengo woman charged with DUI, endangering child MARENGO – A 25-year-old Marengo woman was charged this week with endangering a child after police allegedly found her drunk inside a car in her driveway while a child was left alone inside the house. Marengo police responded at 7:20 p.m. Monday to a reckless driving report at 1319 N. State St. Police found Sheila Benbennick intoxicated inside her car in the driveway of the home, Sgt. Rodney Riley said. Police also found that Benbennick left a 6-year-old child unattended in the home for about an hour while she was out, Riley said. Benbennick failed a Breathalyzer test that indicated her blood-alcohol content was over the legal limit of 0.08 percent, he said. Benbennick was charged with endangering the life or health of a child, a Class A misdemeanor; two counts of driving under the influence; and improper lane use. She is scheduled to appear in court May 20.
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trade for 20 years and an architect by training, Anderson became greenways director of Chicago-based Openlands in 1994. He is responsible for the planning and implementation of projects related to the 4,300-mile greenway and 2,000-mile trail system adopted for northeastern Illinois. Anderson, 63, talks about such trailblazers as Frenchmen Jacques Marquette and René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle and Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet. And he continues to shed
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• SUBDIVISION Continued from page B1 “In my view, this is what will sell the property; this is what will add tremendous value to the project,” Pantos said. “It’s really going to improve that area.” Street layout and public improvements are designed to minimize the impact on high-quality trees, Farnum wrote. “The developer recognizes the value of the wooded lots and is making the right efforts to preserve that atmosphere within the project,” Farnum wrote. Water mains and sanitary sewers will be connected to the planned water mains built in the Prairie Path project or by tapping into new mains around the periphery of the Prairie Path project, Farnum wrote. Two retention ponds are planned to hold stormwater. A special service area also is proposed to make sure there is adequate maintenance of the common areas within the project. “The project is now rational from a conservation design and tree preservation standpoint, compliant with the comprehensive plan, and includes the necessary extensions of water, sewer and roadway interconnections that increase desirability of the project,” Farnum wrote. At a previous Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, Thomas Hayward and Bill Kennedy, owners of the Prairie Path subdivision that has yet to be built, objected to the proposed subdivision as pre-
“The drainage system in the road now, there’s nowhere for the water to go; it just puddles. The drainage problem there is ridiculous.” Sheryl Gafka Algonquin resident sented. The proposed road connections would affect open space, five single-family lots and utilities that have been planned, Hayward said. Kennedy said the road connection would lead to Prairie Path being a cut-through for traffic trying to avoid East Algonquin Road. Al and Sheryl Gafka, who live on River Road, are concerned about the loss of mature trees and the increased number of vehicles on North River Road. Pantos said five to six cars would be added to River Road around rush hour. The Gafkas also are worried about the possibility of more flooding. “The drainage system in the road now, there’s nowhere for the water to go; it just puddles,” Sheryl Gafka said. “The drainage problem there is ridiculous.” Public Works Director Bob Mitchard said the design would not exacerbate drainage problems. Pantos said that if water levels in detention ponds get too high after a large storm, water then would be diverted through a culvert, along curbs on the road and into the river. “Today it runs wild,” Pantos said.
“They are part of a growing movement to be more innovative and see what is possible outside of the classroom.” Unlike traditional online courses that usually charge tuition, include credit and have limited enrollment, massive open online courses are free, noncredit and open to anyone anywhere. According to a New York Times story published in November, the hope is the free courses can bring the best education in the world to the most remote corners of the planet, help people in their careers and expand intellectual and personal networks. The massive online courses started a few years ago at Ivy League schools and have quickly grown to include large consortiums, including edX, Coursera and Udacity.
The course at the Crystal Lake-based community college is being offered in collaboration with the Canvas Network, a company that offers students, teachers and institutions an opportunity to connect through an open, online course network. The college also is in the midst of switching over its online course management system to the Canvas Network. While brainstorming what the massive open online course at MCC would cover, officials decided to offer a class geared toward success in the workplace after college. “Online Reputation for Career Success” explores the concept of online reputation and its potential impact on participants’ job searches, employability and career success. It discusses how online accounts such as Twitter and Facebook can affect job outlooks, and covers the skills and strategies needed to improve an online reputation.
MCC reacts to president’s she has done “nothing in my opinion to warrant otherwise,” contract extension vote With one day before McHenry County College trustees are expected to vote on President Vicky Smith’s contract extension, some students and faculty are supporting the three-year president. Citing the growth of the college and her positive energy, Earth Science professor Paul Hamill said he hopes Smith’s contract will be renewed at Thursday’s board meeting and
he said. “She has done a wonderful job. She brings a lot of positive energy. It’s refreshing.” Hamill added that his colleagues in the science department generally feel the same about Smith. “Every one of us has a really good vibe for where she’s taking us,” he said. Students pointed to recent campus improvements in their
“There’s value in teaching students about their online reputation, how to search for it, evaluate it and manage it,” Harger said. “Students spend all that time and money on school, and they could be self-sabotaging themselves by being crazy on social media websites.” The course allows students to work at their own pace and log into the course at their convenience, and includes online lessons and discussion forums with auto-graded quizzes. Students are required to dedicate four hours of work for the course each week on the Internet. Unlike traditional courses where the teacher is the expert, instructors serve as facilitators. “I don’t have to proclaim to be an expert on online reputation because there are students in this course who have more expertise and can share that [knowledge] with others in class,” Harger said. “It’s a flipped
classroom with the instructor delivering the content while serving as a guide on the side.” Joannie Moran hopes to teach high school math some day. The Crystal Lake resident signed up for the course as a way to improve her online communication skills. “I want to learn more and more about online reputation and how people can be saved with their reputation,” said Moran, 19. “I would like to learn to be safe about my online reputation and learn how to communicate with other people online.” MCC plans to continue to offer massive open online courses, but also sees each opportunity as a way for students to try online education for free. “Online courses aren’t for everyone,” Harger said. “It’s on the student to see if they progress and like it.” For information, visit www.mchenry.edu.
support for Smith. “I hope she stays on,” MCC student Ryan Altman said. “The cafeteria is much better.” “The parking lot is terrible,” fellow student Tyler Tennant said. “But they are repaving it and redoing it. And it’s going to be a new design. I like that.” Students contacted Wednesday said they haven’t had many personal interactions with Smith, but they characterized her demeanor as positive. “Whenever I see her, she
seems to be in a good mood,” MCC student Joe Ross said. “I haven’t heard of any [students] not liking her.” Thursday’s MCC board vote comes after trustees removed a contract extension vote April 16 amid criticism that trustees were trying to push through an extension with a lame duck board. The board is considering extending Smith’s contract to June 2015.
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Daley prioritizes ‘fiscal soundness’ for the state • DALEY Continued from page B1 Daley said that Illinois’ “fiscal soundness” must be priority No. 1 for whoever is the state’s next governor. “There’s no denying that Illinois is in a fiscal mess,” Daley said. “We can, and we must, attempt to do better.” Daley highlighted the state’s $97 billion in unfunded pension obligations, $9 billion in unpaid bills and a collapsing credit rating for the current economic woes. He also noted that Illinois has the ninth-highest income gap in the nation between the rich and poor. “These aren’t rankings to be proud of. They are shameful,” he said. Daley pointed to the work-
“There’s no denying that Illinois is in a fiscal mess. We can, and we must, attempt to do better.” Bill Daley Former White House chief of staff
ing- and middle-class families as the ones most hurt by Illinois’ poor finances, and he said successful leadership is key to turning things around. “With forceful, effective leadership, people in our state can enjoy the benefits of better education, a stronger infrastructure, a better economy and more jobs,” he said. “Without it, we will run into a fiscal wall, which we may not be able to come back from.”
Leadership wants to expand swimming hours, programs • HARVARD Continued from page B1 New leadership in the Parks and Recreation Department wants to expand swimming pool hours and offer more programs for adults and youth in the coming year. But Nelson noted that while the city is on a slow financial incline, things would
change in a hurry if the city’s revenue stream from the state was frozen or reduced, as state officials have discussed in years past. He said that at that point, “you’re looking at police cuts.” “I mean that’s the only thing left,” Nelson said of what that would mean for the city. “We just got another public works guy; that would probably disappear.”
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8FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS Ruth P. Blair: The memorial gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home. The memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Alden United Methodist Church, 16532 Route 173, Harvard. For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400. Rosemary Ann Brown (Swider): A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Sacred Heart Parish, 323 North Taylor St., Marengo. Christenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Rockford, is assisting with arrangements. Staff Sergeant USMC Craig Joseph “Sweets” Calucci: The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Jaycee Park, 200 Veretta Court, McHenry. Margaret M. “Marnie” Cash: The visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. Mass celebration Friday, April 26, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery. For information, call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral home at 815943-5400.
Marjorie E. Ennes: The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, at McHenry County Memorial Park. A visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere. Joyce Kroll: A celebration of life will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Road), Barrington. A brief memorial service will be held the following day at the funeral home beginning at 10 a.m. Inurnment will be private. For information, call the funeral home at 847-381-3411. Shirley J. Lekki: The visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Road, Cary. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Windridge Memorial Park. For information, call the funeral home at 847-639-3817. Patricia J. Lennon: A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 29, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva.
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Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. The DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral & Cremation Service of Huntley is in charge of arrangements. For information, call 847-515-8772. Nora May: The memorial visitation will be from 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, until the 2 p.m. memorial service at K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Road, Fox Lake. Interment will be private. For information, call the funeral home at 847587-2100. Laura Jane Motz: There will be an interment service at noon Saturday, April 27, in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, Pa. For information, call 570385-2647. Mary Anne Mullaney: A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road, Huntley. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at DeFiore Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. The visitation will also be Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. For information, call the funeral home at 847-515-8772.
Marie (Fillipowa) Oparyk: The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 111 S. Hubbard St., Algonquin. Burial will follow in St. John Nepomucene Church Cemetery in Fox River Grove. For information, call 847-658-4232. Ivan Recendez-Coria: The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Harvard. For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400. Olga Sklar: The visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Countryside Funeral Home & Crematory, 333 S. Roselle Rd., Roselle. The funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 300
E. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale. Burial will be in St. Andrew Cemetery. For information, call the funeral home at 630-5295751. Ferdinand “Fred” J. Strang Sr.: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. Friday, April 26, until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass is celebrated at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock. Burial with military honor guard provided by VFW Post 5040 will be at McHenry County Memorial Park in Woodstock. For information, call 815-338-1710. John Szymich: The visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the Mass is celebrated at noon Friday, April 26, at St. Margaret Mary Church, 111 S. Hubbard St., Algonquin. Interment will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles. For information, call Willow Funeral Home at 847-458-1700. James A. Thompson: The visitation will continue from 9:30 a.m. until prayers at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at at the Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, leaving for the funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1401 N. Rich-
mond Road, McHenry. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in McHenry. For information, call Colonial Funeral Home at 815385-0063. Donna A. Tuke (nee Miller): A memorial visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, concluding with a memorial service at 3 p.m. at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Road, Cary. For information, call the funeral home at 847-6393817. Mary A. Violetto: The visitation will resume Thursday, April 25, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, from 9 a.m. until closing prayers at 9:45 a.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 Church Street, Johnsburg. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Johnsburg. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Mike Wickersheim: The memorial will be Sunday, April 28, at Cappadona Funeral Home, 1020 E. Fillmore St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907.
away suddenly Thursday, April 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Morgan; and two daughters, Harley and Mia. He was the grandson of Sam and the late Margaret. He was the proud son of Michael and Susan (nee Smith); brother of Bradley (Kandi), Anthony (Sasha), Jason (Kate), Mehgan and Vincent; uncle of Halie, Dominic, Cole and Enzo. He is also missed by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. A life gone too soon. The memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Jaycee Park, 200 Veretta Court, McHenry. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits
her passion and joy. Marie enjoyed walking, dancing and cooking. She loved flowers and growing things, and it was evident in her garden at home. She was a person with tremendous energy and enthusiasm. Marie resided in Algonquin since 1949 and her wealth of friends she made over the years was very special to her. Survivors include her children, Astrid (Benny) Wood of Baton Rouge, La., Nicholas (Jarla) Oparyk of Cary and Andrew (Elizabeth) Oparyk of Sycamore; grandchildren, Shellie (Trent) Leach, Stella Wood, Kristina (Scott) Stuckel and Kayla (Randy) Sheridan, Candace, Henry, Natalie and Robert Mallin; and great-grandchildren, Sullivan and Harrison Leach, Jameson Sheridan and Seth Stuckel. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m Thursday, April 25, at Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 111 S. Hubbard St., Algonquin. Burial will follow in St. John Nepomucene Church Cemetery in Fox River Grove. The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association on her behalf. For information, call 847-6584232 or visit www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits
Poland, to Jan and Josephina (nee Arndt) Szymich, and died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth. He attended university in Poland and studied to be a teacher. He served as a noncommissioned officer in the Polish Army during World War II, and was wounded, captured and held as a prisoner of war until the end of the war. He immigrated to the United States in 1949 and became a U.S. citizen in April 1959. He married Pauline Stachyra on July 5, 1952, in Blue Island. John retired as general factory foreman for Chicago Rawhide Manufacturing Co., (C/R Industries) in 1982 after more than 30 years of service to the company. Until recently moving to Elizabeth to be closer to his daughter, he resided at the Eastgate Manor Retirement Community in Algonquin for 11 years. Before that, he lived in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Chicago for more than 30 years. He is survived by his daughter, Christine (Dennis) Harris of Galena; a nephew in Poland; and a brother-in-law in California. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; a brother; and a sister. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the Mass celebration at noon Friday, April 26, at St. Margaret Mary Church, 111 S. Hubbard St., Algonquin. Interment will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery in Niles. Memorials to The A to Z Literacy Movement, P.O. Box 2483, Crystal Lake, IL 60039, would be appreciated. For information, call Willow Funeral Home at 847-458-1700 and sign the guestbook at www. willowfh.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits
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Sign up for NYC trip now NORTHWEST HERALD CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s Trips and Tours program will take a trip to New York City this summer from July 19-22. Participants can enjoy a Broadway show and a trip to see the Statue of Liberty. Other highlights include a guided walking tour of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue and more. Sightseeing in Manhattan by motorcoach will feature Wall Street, Chinatown, Little Italy and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum (if open). The four-day air tour to New York City includes lodging at the Manhattan Hotel, located near Times Square, for three nights. Other trip highlights include home pickup and return, along with roundtrip air from Chicago, three meals, along with more sightseeing and walking tours. The per-person rates are $3,052 for a single and $2,426 for a double (based on two sharing a room). Optional cancellation/ interruption insurance is available at an additional charge of $190. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended. To register for this extended trip or to request information, call Claudia Terrones at 815-455-8782.
Born: April 30, 1936; in Sterling, Colo. Died: April 23, 2013; in Janesville, Wis. HARVARD – Ruth P. Blair, 76, of Harvard, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Mercy Janesville, Wis. She was born April 30, 1936, in Sterling, Colo., to Charles F. and Annie Jo (Williams) Poole. On June 2, 1957, she married Dorwin Blair in Sterling, Colo. She was a teacher and was a member of the Alden United Methodist Church, a member and past president of the McHenry County Bike Club, and the Bikers’ Adventure Club, with whom she biked all over the United States. Survivors include her husband, Dorwin; two daughters, Kathryn Blair and Charla (Quintin) Carlsen; two grandchildren, Caitlyn and Jessalyn Carlsen; a sister, Joanne Haupt; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Green. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Jayne Esgar. The memorial gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home. The memorial service will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Alden United Methodist Church, 16532 Route 173, Harvard. The Rev. Jim Bell will officiate. Memorials may be made to Alden United Methodist Church, 16532 Route 173, Harvard, IL 60033. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at saundersmcfarlin.net. For information, call the funeral home at 815-943-5400. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits
CRAIG J. CALUCCI Died: April 11, 2013 McHENRY – Staff Sergeant USMC Craig Joseph “Sweets” Calucci, 29, of McHenry, passed
EILEEN LEWAND Died: April 22, 2013 ALGONQUIN – Eileen Lewand (nee Breen) passed away peacefully Monday, April 22, 2013, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock. Arrangements are pending with Wait-Ross-Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Algonquin. For information, call the funeral home at 847-658-4232 or visit www.lairdfuneralservices.com.
MARIE (FILLIPOWA) OPARYK Born: Aug. 27, 1925; in Ukraine Died: April 24, 2013; in DeKalb DeKALB – Marie (Fillipowa) Oparyk, of Sycamore, and formerly of Algonquin, passed away peacefully with Hospice on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, after a valiant struggle with heart and kidney disease. Born Aug. 27, 1925, in the Ukraine, she was the daughter of the late Wasyl and Anna (Urwaczdwa) Fillipowa of the Ukraine. Marie and her late husband, Tymofi “Tony” Oparyk, were wed on May 15, 1945, and came to the United States in 1949. Marie was extremely proud of her family, being a homemaker was
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Born: April 5, 1935; in Chicago Died: April 23, 2013 FOX RIVER GROVE – Donna A. Tuke (nee Miller), 78, of Fox River Grove and formerly of Cary, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. She was born April 5, 1935, in Chicago, the daughter of Charles and Eleanor Miller. She grew up in Chicago, graduated from St. Scholastica High School and in 1961 married the late Robert J. Tuke. She worked very hard in a long career that included Commerce Clearing House, the Elgin Courier, the Barrington Police Department and Lake Barrington Shores. She also served as a trustee for the village of Cary. She is survived by her children, Kelley (Thomas) Stern of Cary, Bob Tuke of Port Barrington, Kristine (Hector) Tuke of Naples, Fla., and Aimee Mueller of Fox River Grove; her grandchildren, Amber Stern, Ashley Mueller, Ryan Stern, Savannah Gardner and John Tyrrell; great-grandchildren, Jayden Langkill and Kaylee Langkill; her brother; Charles (Carol) Miller of Fox Lake; and nieces, Brianna (Keith) Awve and Laine Miller. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Robert J. Tuke. A memorial visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, concluding with a memorial service at 3 p.m. at Kahle-Moore Funeral Home, 403 Silver Lake Road, Cary. For information, call the funeral home at 847-639-3817 or visit kahlemoore.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits
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PRAIRIE RIDGE 4, JACOBS 3
So many options on draft day
Wolves eke out victory No. 4 doubles team cements FVC Valley Division win
By TOM MUSICK email@example.com CHICAGO – “And with the 20th pick in the first round of the NFL draft, the Chicago Bears select …” Wait, you wanted us to finish that sentence? Hang on until sometime after 9 p.m., and we should have an answer for you. Then again, it’s possible the Bears will trade down in the draft, and everyone will have to stay up past bedtime (or wait until Friday) for a selection. Barring any trades, the Bears have the No. 20 overall pick in today’s first round. They Inside also have a pick in the second round Northwest Her- (No. 50) on Friday, ald sports writer as well as selections Barry Bottino’s in fourth round (No. 2013 NFL first117), fifth round (No. round mock draft 153) and sixth round and predictions (No. 188) on Saturon all the Bears’ day. draft picks. As for the Bears’ PAGE C3 third-round selection, that now belongs to the Miami Dolphins because of the Brandon Marshall trade. That deal worked out all right, we think. Meanwhile, the Bears’ seventhround selection bounced to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and then to the New England Patriots. Think of it as a hot-potato pick. Maybe it will change hands a few more times in the days ahead. But what matters most is today’s first round. The Bears and every other team are allotted 10 minutes to make their selections, although some will decide faster. In 2012, the first round finished in three hours on the nose. That equaled about 5 minutes and 37 seconds per pick, and if that pace holds true today, then the Bears should announce their selection at 9:15 p.m. or so. Below are seven possible picks if the Bears remain at No. 20. But don’t be surprised if general manager Phil Emery selects an unexpected player instead. After all, who predicted that he would hire a head coach from the Canadian Football League?
Freakish athlete (6-3, 242) with checkered past; can play inside, outside linebacker
• D.J. Fluker, OL, Alabama
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Prairie Ridge’s Ross Carpenter hits a backhand Wednesday during the No. 4 doubles match against Jacobs in Algonquin. Carpenter and Mitch Mohr defeated Michael Bujacz and William Liby, 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-5.
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• Jonathan Cooper, OL, North Carolina
• Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State Sure tackler (6-1, 241) who served as team captain for 11-2 Wildcats in 2012
• Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame Big, versatile tight end (6-6, 250) with ability to make big plays downfield
• Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington Physical defender, four-year starter with two older brothers playing in the NFL
• Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina Run-stuffing lineman (6-3, 313) who could join Henry Melton, Stephen Paea
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ALGONQUIN – Even during warmups, it was evident this was not an ordinary, middle-of-the-season boys tennis dual meet. After getting rained out twice before, Prairie Ridge and Jacobs got a break in the weather to play the most anticipated dual of the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division season Wednesday. The buildup didn’t disappoint. With Prairie Ridge leading, 3-2, the No. 2 singles and No. 4 doubles matches advanced to third sets almost simultaneously. Mitch Mohr and Ross Carpenter pulled out a 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 4 doubles and gave the Wolves a 4-3 win. Carpenter and Mohr, both seniors, had been in pressure situations before but only on the football field for the Wolves. “That’s why we play,” Carpenter added. “That was awesome.” Carpenter and Mohr went up, 4-1, to start the third set but Jacobs freshmen Michael Bujacz and William Liby battled back to tie the set at 5. “We were feeling the ride at 4-1,” Carpenter said. “We might have got a little comfortable.” Mohr said the pressure of needing the win for the team and his teammates surrounding the court screaming brought out the best in them. “Everything from the atmosphere to everyone’s attention,” Mohr said. “We just transformed into something else.” Wolves coach Naveed Heydari said it was great to win, especially for his senior leaders at No. 4 doubles. “It’s huge for [Carpenter’s and Mohr’s] confidence heading into the conference tournament,” Heydari said.
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Bulls’ Boozer better than you think
Behemoth blocker (6-5, 339) who could provide an upgrade at guard or tackle Safe-pick interior lineman (6-2, 311) who could play either guard position
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CHICAGO – It seems crazy now, but the notion of forward LeBron James joining Derrick Rose and the Bulls was a real thing during the summer of 2010. It didn’t happen, of course. James hired Jim Gray for an embarrassing ESPN interview in which he announced he was “taking my talents to South Beach.” Translation: He was joining the Miami Heat, which immediately transformed from a playoff outsider to a championship favorite. Meanwhile, the Bulls were left with a big allowance to find a free agent. See: Boozer, Carlos. Since the day he signed a fiveyear, $75 million deal with the Bulls on July 7, 2010, Boozer has served as a lightning rod for fans here who yearn for another NBA title. Those three-peats were great, but a 21st century championship was in order. One problem. Boozer wasn’t
Bulls forward Carlos Boozer shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries on Monday during Game 2 of their first-round playoff series in New York. Boozer is averaging 19 points a game in the series and shooting 56.3 percent from the floor. LeBron. He wasn’t a lot of star players, for that matter. Boozer never will be LeBron, but the veteran power forward can help lift the Bulls closer to a playoff series win today against the Brooklyn Nets. The Bulls are tied in the best-of-seven series, 1-1, with a pair of home games today and Saturday.
The cameras will focus on injured point guard Derrick Rose and whatever designer suit that he chooses to wear while he watches the game from the Bulls’ bench. Maybe it’s Armani. Maybe it’s Hugo Boss. Maybe it’s Maybelline, I don’t know. Meanwhile, the announcers will
rave about Joakim Noah and his incredible will. All of that is true, by the way. Noah is a very good basketball player and a Hall of Fame competitor, which was proved by his terrific Game 2 in which he scored 11 points with 10 rebounds despite having torn plantar fascia tissue in his right foot. But let’s not forget about Boozer’s importance to the Bulls this postseason. Sure, it’s easy to pick on Boozer for not being better on defense or around the rim. I’ve done it. If you watch the Bulls regularly, you probably have done it, too. Boozer is built like a Mack truck but plays like a hybrid SUV. He prefers fadeaway, rainbow jump shots to power post moves. He struggles badly on defense. He lacks the type of leaping ability that almost every other NBA player possesses. But guess what? He’s a really good player. Entering Game 3, Boozer leads the Bulls in playoff scoring with 19 points a game on 56.3 percent shooting.
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NBA: Brooklyn at Bulls, 7:30 p.m., CSN The Bulls come home for two games after evening their best-of-seven firstround playoff series at a game apiece with a win Monday.
Jose Valverde, who had a 30.38 ERA in four appearances in last year’s playoffs, came back to Detroit and got a save for the Tigers on Wednesday night.
Former Lions running back Barry Sanders was voted onto the “Madden 25” cover over Adrian Peterson. Here are three better running back options: 1. Bo Jackson 2. Walter Payton 3. The Fridge
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JACOBS BOYS BASKETBALL
New coach Roberts stands out from crowd Ex-Round Lake coach described as ‘hard worker’ By JOE STEVENSON email@example.com Jacobs athletic director Dan Vosnos envisioned himself as if he were a high school basketball player during the interview process for a new boys head coach. In doing that, one candidate stood out to Vosnos. “I looked at the type of person
he is,” Vosnos said. “I put myself in the kids’ shoes and thought, ‘Would this coach motivate me and push me to my limits?’ He was eager, a hard worker and prepared. He’s a man of high integrity.” Vosnos’ choice was Jim Roberts, 34, who coached at Round Lake the past three seasons. Roberts was announced as the Golden Eagles’ new coach Wednesday. His employment as coach and social studies teacher can become official at the District 300 school board meeting May 13. “I like to think I’m organized,” said Roberts, a former star at Lake Zurich. “I have a plan, a vision. I have experience and have been involved with a number of different schools, worked with different kids
and coaches and administrators. The environment I grew up in gave me experiences to be successful.” Roberts will take over for Jim Hinkle, who retired after a 49-year coaching career. Lake Zurich was in the Fox Valley Conference when Roberts played; he Jim Roberts was the 1996 Northwest Herald Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Roberts went on to play at NCAA Division II Northern Michigan and was named a GTE Academic All-American for the 2000 season. Roberts will become the fifth coach in Jacobs’ 38-year history, fol-
lowing Ken Slimko, John Gypalo, Cliff Doll and Hinkle. Roberts is the son of former Buffalo Grove football and basketball coach Rich Roberts, who had a profound effect on his son’s career path. “When I was very young, he was a basketball coach,” Jim said. “In fifth grade, he broke my heart and gave up basketball for football. But by doing that it allowed him to coach my feeder teams and see me play.” Roberts’ Round Lake teams were 19-63 in his three seasons. The school won seven games combined in the two seasons before he arrived. “No offense to who was here before me, but Round Lake was not a very respected name in basket-
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CL Central rallies in 7th to beat C-G
KIRSTEN STEVENS Prairie Ridge, sr. Stevens improved to 7-2 on Wednesday after the Wolves’ 4-1 win over Huntley, when she struck out 16 and allowed only one hit – a sixth-inning home run. She has 100 strikeouts this spring, averaging 11.1 a game. She is batting .476 with two home runs – both of which came in a 10-0 win over Sycamore on Saturday, when she struck out nine.
Harold delivers winning 2-run double NORTHWEST HERALD
Noteworthy Toughening up: Marengo will play eight games in five days next week after hosting Richmond-Burton on Thursday and traveling to Loyola Academy on Friday. That’s a lot of innings to log, but after Marengo played through 15 innings to hand Barrington its first loss last week, Indians coach Dwain Nance says his team will be ready. The Indians won the game on a bases-loaded walk after failing to score in extra innings despite twice loading the bases with nobody out. “When you’re going through that, you have a lot of ups, a lot of downs and the girls were getting mentally fatigued along with physically,” Nance said. “But [winning the game] shows we can be mentally tough and hang with a very good team and beat a very good team. It just gives us more confidence.” Heading into the busy stretch, the Indians have struggled to establish much offensive rhythm – something Nance expects to change as the temperatures begin to rise and as the Indians begin to play more regularly. Moving on: Cary-Grove returned to the field Wednesday without ace Lindsay Efflandt, who missed Wednesday’s game against Woodstock North after being hit in the face by a ball hit by Prairie Ridge’s Kirsten Stevens. Efflandt suffered broken bones in her face, and the Trojans don’t yet have a timetable for the Yale-bound pitcher’s return. Coach Tammy Olson said Efflandt was scheduled to see doctors Wednesday. Olson was impressed with how C-G played on in Monday’s 3-1 win over Prairie Ridge after Efflandt had to leave the game in the top of the fourth inning. “Everybody is very concerned about Lindsay and how she’s doing and what she has to overcome now,” Olson said Wednesday. “We have to make some changes, but there’s no difference in our goals. We haven’t changed anything. Everybody is expected to work toward excellence, and we’ll continue on with that mode of thought.”
This week’s top games Prairie Ridge at CL Central 4:30 p.m. Thursday The Wolves remain among the FVC Valley Division’s top teams after another impressive showing Wednesday. But the Tigers have been equally tough. Huntley at Woodstock North 4:30 p.m. Thursday The Red Raiders look to bounce back against Woodstock North in an FVC crossover a day after dropping a 4-1 decision to Prairie Ridge, when they fell to 1-3 in the FVC Valley. Cary-Grove at CL South 10:30 a.m. Saturday The Trojans have been the area’s top team all spring, combining a stout offense with strong pitching. They travel to face the Gators. – Jeff Arnold firstname.lastname@example.org
ball circles,” Roberts said. “I think Round Lake has a little bit of respect now for how we play and conduct ourselves. Success here is not with the wins and losses the kids have.” Roberts was proud of his players who stuck with him and also proud that some who he felt did not represent the program well left. “Wins and losses aren’t everything,” Vosnos said. “He moved the program ahead and was good at teaching life lessons. He prepared his teams well and maximized the talent he had. We feel he’s the right coach for our program at this time.” Roberts previously worked at Leyden, Lincoln Park and Barrington as an assistant coach and teacher.
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Jacobs’ Kendrick Chong returns a shot Wednesday in the No. 2 singles match against Imraan Alas of Prairie Ridge in Algonquin. Chong won, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.
Jacobs wins No. 1, No. 2 singles • TENNIS Continued from page C1 Also winning for Prairie Ridge were Hayden Dzvirisin at No. 3 singles, Jack Lamar and Danny Van Brosch at No. 2 doubles and Matt Cox and Matt Altman at No. 3 doubles. Jacobs dominated at the top spots with freshmen Kailash Panchapakesan and Kendrick Chong winning at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively. At No. 1 doubles for the Golden Eagles, Kingsley Bernardo and Brandon Sidor
defeated Bij Heydari and Brad Hennning, 6-0, 6-1. Sidor and Bernardo dominated at the net. “We’re just trying to be more aggressive at the net,” Sidor said. “We really work well together.” Bernardo said he and Sidor are connecting as a team on the court. “We both knew when we should attack and when to defend,” Bernardo said. “We’ve got great chemistry.” Jacobs coach Jim Benson was disappointed with the loss but said he told his team
it was only a one-point difference. Standings in FVC divisions for tennis are determined by individual match wins. Prairie Ridge is 4-0 in the FVC Valley with 25 points. Jacobs is 1-1 with nine points. Benson is hoping McHenry and Cary-Grove, the remaining opponents for the Wolves, can earns some wins and give his team a chance. “It’s not like it’s over,” Benson said. “Our goal from here on out is to not give up a point and steal it away at the end.”
Huntley blanks CLS in showdown NORTHWEST HERALD The Huntley girls soccer team used an early goal and a late goal to down Crystal Lake South, 2-0, in a showdown of two of the area’s top teams. Deanna Hecht scored in the seventh minute on a feed from Taryn Jakubowski and Rachel Zobott capped the scoring in the 65th minute on a pass from Katie Costantino. Jessica Galason made four saves for Huntley (10-2-1 overall, 1-0 FVC Valley), and Kiley Britten turned away three shots for the Gators (8-1-2, 0-1).
Richmond-Burton 5, Rockford Lutheran 0: At Rockford, Sam Boettjer had two goals and an assist for the Rockets (9-0-1) in a Big Northern Conference crossover win.
Woodstock North 5, Antioch 0: At Antioch, the Thunder (36) scored five goals from three different players in a nonconference win. Marta Sobey scored two goals, Nicolette Kruczek scored two and Shelby Nicholson added a goal and an assist.
Grayslake North 3, Woodstock 0: At Grayslake, the Blue Streaks (3-8, 1-2) started freshman goalkeeper Marissa Krueger for the first time since April 8. She had been sidelined with hip bursitis. She made five saves in the first half and allowed one goal in the FVC Fox loss.
St. Edward 1, Marian Central 0: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes (2-4, 2-2) allowed one goal in the Suburban Christian Conference loss, but it was all St. Edward needed to win at Marian Central for the first time in 11 years. St. Edward goalkeeper
Harvard 5, Woodstock 3 (9 inn.): At Woodstock, the Hor-
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nets scored two runs in the top of the ninth and the Blue Streaks (3-5) couldn’t answer in a nonconference game. Randi Blazier earned the win for Harvard as she went the distance, allowing 10 hits and three runs. Rachel Lohmeyer was tagged with the loss after pitching all nine innings and giving up five runs while striking out 5.
Paige Dykstra made four saves for her seventh shutout.
SOFTBALL Prairie Ridge 4, Huntley 1: At Crystal Lake, Prairie Ridge’s Kirsten Stevens (7-2) allowed one hit, a home run by Angela Tribuzio in the sixth inning, in the Wolves’ FVC Valley win. Stevens struck out 16 and walked none. Maddie Drain added two RBIs for the Wolves (9-2, 2-1). Haley Spannraft took the loss for Huntley (9-5, 1-3). McHenry 15, Johnsburg 0: At McHenry, after a scoreless two innings, the Warriors (95) scored 15 runs over the next four innings to beat the Skyhawks (4-8) in an FVC crossover. Kristin Koepke earned the win, her seventh of the season, behind an explosive offense. Dana Walsh went 4 for 5 with four singles and an RBI, while Kelsea Cichocki went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs in the win. CL Central 1, CL South 0: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers (63) scored the only run of the FVC crossover in the bottom of the third inning as Megan Mahaffy hit a sacrifice fly that scored Sara McConnell. McConnell earned the win and went 2 for 3 with a triple. The Central pitcher blanked the Gators (7-6) in her seven innings of work
Grayslake Central 13, Hampshire 3: At Grayslake, Hampshire struck first with a run in the top of the first, but the Rams answered with three in the bottom half in and FVC Fox win. Becca Hurst went 2 for 3 for the Whip-Purs (3-10, 0-3) with her fourth home run of the season.
Cary-Grove 5, Woodstock North 1: At Cary, the Trojans (10-0) had nine hits in the FVC crossover win and scored two runs in the fourth inning and added five runs in the sixth. Pitcher Becca Einspahr went six innings and allowed five earned runs in the loss for the Thunder (3-5).
Montini 13, Marian Central 0 (5 inn.): At Woodstock, Dianna Ricotta doubled in an SCC loss for the Hurricanes (3-6, 1-3).
TRACK Harvard Invitational: At Harvard, Marian Central won the invitational with 122 points followed by Harvard (110), Rockford Christian Life (73), Genoa-Kingston (57) and Williams Bay (6). • Patrick Mason, Rob Smith
and Tom Clegg contributed to this report.
The Crystal Lake Central baseball team won in dramatic fashion Wednesday, defeating visiting CaryGrove, 7-6. With the score tied heading into the seventh inning, the Trojans (12-4 overall, 6-1 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division) scored two runs in the top half to take a 6-4 lead, but Parker Harold and the Tigers didn’t go quietly. Colin Telmanik had an RBI for Central (7-6, 3-5 FVC Fox) in the bottom of the seventh to make it 6-5, and with two outs Harold delivered the winning hit, a walk-off double that scored two.
Richmond-Burton 9, Marengo 4: At Marengo, the Rockets (8-4, 5-1 Big Northern East Division) scored eight runs in the first two innings behind the hitting of Matt Malecki and Ryne Blanton, while pitcher Michael Kaska (3-0) did the rest against Marengo (3-6, 1-4). Kaska pitched six innings and had nine strikeouts while allowing three earned runs.
Huntley 18, Johnsburg 5 (5 inn.): At Huntley, Mark Skonieczny homered for the Red Raiders (14-1, 7-1 FVC Valley) in an FVC crossover win. Brandon Krennrich scored two runs for the Skyhawks (2-9, 0-4 FVC Fox).
Alden-Hebron 13, Chicago Luther North 12 (9 inn): At Hebron, the Giants (7-4, 5-1 Northeastern Athletic Conference) scored a run in the bottom half of the ninth to win. Andrew Tieman earned the win after pitching the final two innings and allowing no hits, no walks and striking out two. Cody Nelson went 4 for 5 and scored three runs in the win.
McHenry 16, Woodstock 6 (6 inn.): At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks (4-6, 2-5 FVC Fox) took a 5-0 lead after the first two innings but couldn’t hold on in the FVC crossover. McHenry (12-6, 6-2 FVC Valley) scored six runs in the third and added nine more runs in the next three innings to end the game after the sixth because of the 10-run mercy rule. Cody Freund (3-0) earned the win for the Warriors.
Harvard 7, Rockford Lutheran 6: At Harvard, the Hornets (4-8, 1-3 BNC East) were led by Logan Streit, who went 2 for 3 with two RBIs, including a double and a run scored, while Chance Shelton scored two runs. Reiss Beilski earned the win for Harvard after going 31/3 innings and allowing two hits and an unearned run.
Marian Central 11, Round Lake 0: At Woodstock, the Hurricanes (5-4) got out to an early 4-0 lead in their nonconference win. Dylan Fortin (1-0) went four innings allowing just
two hits and striking our four. Joe Schmitt added a three-run homer in the win.
Prairie Ridge 10, DundeeCrown 5: At Carpentersville, Bryan Klendworth and Jordan Getzelman each had solid days at the plate for the Wolves (14-4, 6-2) in their FVC Valley win against the Chargers (5-8, 3-5). Klendworth went 3 for 3 with a double and a triple, and Getzelman hit a home run and drove in two. Steven Ladd earned the victory as he pitched five innings of two-run ball with eight strikeouts.
TENNIS CL Central 5, Johnsburg 2: At Crystal Lake, Johnsburg won two singles matches with wins from Kevin Wells at No. 1 and Joe Nikolia at No. 2 but the Tigers dominated the rest of the match. Central won all four doubles matches and No. 3 singles without dropping a set.
Huntley 7, Woodstock North 0: At Woodstock, the Red Raiders won six of the seven matches without dropping a set. It took Huntley’s Matt Frederick and Vince Kambitsis three sets to dispatch the Thunder’s Jordan Plummer and Chris Niese (6-2, 5-7, 6-2) at No. 2 doubles.
McHenry 4, Grayslake North 3: At McHenry, the Warriors won by taking three of four doubles matches with wins at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3. Aldair Arriola took the only singles match for the Warriors with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles over Conner Sinclair. Cary-Grove 6, CL South 1 : At Cary, the Gators’ only victory came at No. 2 singles when Josh Ramos defeated Evan Jensen, 6-1, 6-1.
Woodstock 7, Round Lake 0: At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks swept a nonconference dual.
Marian Central 4, Aurora Central Catholic 1: At Aurora, the Hurricanes dominated in their wins. Aaron Waters won at No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-0 while Charles Shin at No. 2 singles.
LACROSSE Prairie Ridge 20, CL Central 5: At Crystal Lake, Ryan Skiermanski led the Wolves with eight goals in the victory. The Tigers got goals from four players.
TRACK Harvard Invitational: Victor Saucedo won the shot put (42 feet, 10 inches) and discus (126-0) for the Hornets, who won the team title with 184 points. Matt Yuk won the high jump for Marian Central (510), which finished second (112). Alden-Hebron was fifth with eight points • Patrick Mason and Rob Smith contributed to this report.
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BLACKHAWKS 4, OILERS 1
Blackhawks clinch Presidents’ Trophy with win The ASSOCIATED PRESS EDMONTON, Alberta – Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists and the Blackhawks secured the Presidents’ Trophy for the first time in 22 years with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. The Blackhawks (35-6-5) held AP photo off the Eastern Conference-leadBlackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (from right), the ing Pittsburgh Penguins for the Oilers’ Shawn Horcoff and the Hawks’ Johnny Oduya top regular-season record in the look for the rebound Wednesday in Edmonton, Alberta. NHL.
2013 NFL first-round mock draft 1. Kansas City – Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M An extra-large (6-foot-6, 310 pounds) building block for rebuilding Chiefs. 2. Jacksonville – Dion Jordan, OLB, Oregon Elite athlete to spark defense that managed only 20 sacks last season. 3. Oakland – Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia Leave it to the woeful Raiders to throw the draft’s first curveball. 4. Philadelphia – Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan Considered by some analysts as the draft’s top overall player. 5. Detroit – Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma This ex-junior college QB showed off elite athleticism at combine. 6. Cleveland –Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama Teamed with Joe Haden, could make Browns’ secondary rock solid. 7. Arizona – Ezekial Ansah, DE, BYU With top OTs gone, Cardinals pluck draft’s most intriguing player. 8. Buffalo – Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama Bills plug gaping hole left by free-agent defection of Andy Levitre. 9. N.Y. Jets – Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU Needs more bulk, but speed off rush edge is undeniable. 10. Tennessee – Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina Zooming up draft boards after making 47 college starts. 11. San Diego – Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington With top OTs gone, Chargers choose DB with great genes. 12. Miami – Bjoern Werner, DE, FSU Hard-working rush end expected to be part of Dolphins’ revival. 13. N.Y. Jets – Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia Speedy playmaker had 215 catches over the past two seasons. 14. Carolina – Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida Powerful addition for Panthers would be a gift at No. 14.
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Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp and Johnny Oduya also scored for the Blackhawks, who have gone 10-1-2 in their past 13
NBA PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Durant, Westbrook carry OKC The ASSOCIATED PRESS OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook both scored 29 points, and Oklahoma City recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat Houston, 105-102, on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Western Conference playoff series. Game 3 is Saturday night in Houston. Pacers 113, Hawks 98: At Indianapolis, Paul George followed his triple-double by scoring a playoff career-high 27 points to lead Indiana to a 2-0 series lead against Atlanta in a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Game 3 is Saturday in Atlanta. Spurs 102, Lakers 91: At San Antonio, Tony Parker had 28 points and seven assists and San Antonio beat Los Angeles to take a 2-0 lead in their firstround playoff series. Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard had 16 points each, Manu Ginobili added 13 points and Matt Bonner had 10 for San Antonio. Game 3 is Friday night in Los Angeles.
15. New Orleans – Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah Strong, quick tackle recently cleared after health scare.
16. St. Louis – Keenan Allen, WR, California A nice consolation prize for team that would love Austin.
MCC baseball team takes 2 from Rockford College
17. Pittsburgh – Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame Soon to become Ben Roethlisberger’s BFF in passing game. 18. Dallas – Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri Had 14 tackles and a sack against national champ Alabama. 19. N.Y. Giants – Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia A weapon no matter where he lines up on the field. 20. BEARS – Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia Solid defender could be immediate starter in Urlacher’s spot. 21. Cincinnati – Manti Te’o, LB, Notre Dame Incredibly productive college player adds thump in Cincy. 22. St. Louis – Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee Tantalizing talent needs to polish his skills. 23. Minnesota – Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina Another Williams added to hefty Vikings’ front. 24. Indianapolis – D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama More protection for franchise QB Andrew Luck. 25. Minnesota – D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston Aggressive cover man has rebounded from serious injury. 26. Green Bay – Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas More than willing to deliver big hits on WRs, RBs. 27. Houston – Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State Transferring back to home state revived college career. 28. Denver – Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama Big back Broncos wished they had in last year’s playoffs. 29. New England – Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama Thickly-built Aussie is non-stop competitor. 30. Atlanta – Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State Two top Falcons corners from last season are gone. 31. San Francisco – Matt Elam, S, Florida With 12 picks in draft, Niners are best candidate to trade up. 32. Baltimore – Kevin Minter, LB, LSU Not a flashy player, but aggression is a major plus. Bears’ other draft predictions Round 2 (50th overall): Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky Round 3: No third-round pick (Brandon Marshall trade) Round 4: (117th overall) Kenny Stills, WR, Oklahoma Round 5: (153rd overall) Zac Dysert, QB, Miami (Ohio) Round 6: (188th overall) J.J. Wilcox, S, Georgia Southern Round 7: No seventh-round pick (Traded for DT Brian Price) – Barry Bottino firstname.lastname@example.org
The McHenry County College baseball team won both games of its doubleheader Wednesday in Crystal Lake against Rockford College, 12-0 and 16-5, both in five innings. Zach Geib won the opener, allowing four hits and striking out four. Chase Matheson went 2 for 2 with a double, three RBIs, a stolen base and three runs scored for the Scots (27-8). In Game 2, Matheson went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and a double to go along with three runs scored. Justin Gundlach earned the win.
NASCAR comes down hard on Kenseth, crew chief CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR stripped Matt Kenseth of everything but the trophy from his win at Kansas after his engine failed a post-race inspection. Manufacturer Toyota immediately accepted responsibility for one of eight connecting rods failing to meet the minimum weight requirement by 3 grams – less than an empty envelope. Kenseth was stripped of 50 driver points in the standings, along with three bonus points he earned for Sunday’s win that would have been applied in seeding for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Kenseth also lost his pole award. NASCAR suspended crew chief Jason Ratcliff for six races, fined him $200,000 and placed him on probation until the end of the year.
Cowboys Stadium to host 1st college title game PASADENA, Calif. – The BCS conference commissioners announced Wednesday that Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, edged Tampa, Fla., in the bidding to be the site of the first championship game in the new college football playoff system. The College Football Championship Game will be Jan. 12, 2015. – Staff, wire reports
games and clinched the league’s best record for the first time since 1991. Nail Yakupov scored for the Oilers (17-22-7), who lost for the ninth time in 10 games and are headed toward another high draft pick. The Hawks took a 1-0 lead 3:58 in when Toews elected to shoot on a 2-on-1 rush, cleanly beating goalie Devan Dubnyk with a wrist shot to the stick side for his 22nd goal.
The Oilers tied it 52 seconds later when Yakupov gathered a rebound off the boards and fired a slap shot that goalie Ray Emery couldn’t stop. It was the 12th goal for Yakupov, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 draft. The Hawks went ahead 2-1 at 8:11 of the first as Kane fought off Justin Schultz to go in on a breakaway. He put a shot between Dubnyk’s legs with relative ease, tying Toews for the team lead with 22 goals.
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Samardzija, Cubs Sox’s offense still lags REDS 1, CUBS 0
can’t catch break The ASSOCIATED PRESS CINCINNATI – Another well-pitched game ended in a close loss for the Cubs. Jeff Samardzija (1-4) had his fourth consecutive loss since beating Pittsburgh on Opening Day when the Cubs lost to the Cincinnati Reds, 1-0, on Wednesday. The righthander allowed seven hits and three walks with eight strikeouts and a wild pitch. The hard-luck Samardzija had to battle through a cut on his right index finger but matched Mat Latos, his mound opponent, pitch-bypitch until the sixth inning. Shin-Soo Choo hit a bouncer through the mound that Samardzija tried to snag with his right hand. The play resulted in an infield single and a cut on Samardzjia’s index finger. “I was keeping a close eye on him, but it was obvious it didn’t affect him. He pitched great,” Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. Latos retired the first 10 batters and 15 of the first 16 he faced, and Todd Frazier hit a long home run to help the Reds complete a wacky, impressive, three-game series. With one out in the sixth inning of a scoreless tie, Frazier blasted a 2-1 pitch 480 feet to straightaway center field to increase his team-leading home run total to six. The homer, which bounced high off the batter’s eye, is the longest at Great American Ball Park this season and the seventh-longest in the facility’s 11-year history. “Frazier is a heck of a hitter,” Samardzija said. “It was a cutter that went over the plate. I’ve faced him since my freshman year a Notre Dame when he and his brother were at Rutgers.”
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The finger was just a minor distraction. “It was weird because of the blood, but it’s all right,” Samardzija said. “It is a baby cut.” The Cubs’ pitching was outstanding in the series even though they dropped two out of three to the Reds. “We were holding the best hitting team in the National League to a couple runs a game,” Sveum said of the Cubs’ 5-4 loss in 13 innings and the 4-2 win in 10 innings before this finale. “That’s where it begins,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “The Cubs got great starting pitching, too. We were told they were getting great starting pitching.” Latos (1-0), the victim of two blown saves in his first four starts this season allowed four hits and a walk with four strikeouts. Jonathan Broxton replaced Latos with two runners on base and nobody out in the eighth. Both runners moved up on Cody Ransom’s sacrifice bunt, but pinch-hitter Alfonso Soriano struck out and shortstop Zack Cozart went deep behind second base to flag down David DeJesus’s grounder and throw him out to end the inning. “That was an unbelievable play in that situation,” Sveum said. “Before that, DeJesus hit a foul that missed the line by less than a foot. That’s what happens when things aren’t going your way.”
Red Sox down A’s The ASSOCIATED PRESS
NATIONAL LEAGUE Cardinals 4, Washington 2:
BOSTON – Stephen Drew hit a two-run triple, David Ortiz had two hits and drove in a run and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon to take a three-game series. It was Boston’s ninth win in 12 games and came after a 13-0 loss to Oakland a night earlier. Ortiz is 8 for 16 since returning to the lineup on Saturday for the first time since last August.
At Washington, Yadier Molina hit a two-run single off Stephen Strasburg during St. Louis’ three-run first inning, and the Cardinals beat Washington to complete a sweep and give Washington’s All-Star ace the only four-start losing streak of his young career. Washington produced only four runs in the threegame set.
Blue Jays 6, Orioles 5 (11 innings): At Baltimore, Jim Johnson walked Maicer Izturis with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to force in the tiebreaking run, and Toronto beat Baltimore to avert a three-game sweep and end Baltimore’s run of consecutive extra-inning victories at 17. Astros 10, Mariners 3: At Houston, Chris Carter, Ronny Cedeno and Brandon Laird homered, Lucas Harrell pitched seven innings, and Houston beat Seattle. Tigers 7, Royals 5: At Detroit, Jose Valverde returned to Detroit with a save and Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs to help beat Kansas City. Rays 3, Yankees 0: At St. Petersburg, Fla., Alex Cobb scattered three hits over 8⅓ innings, Ben Zobrist drove in two runs and Tampa Bay beat New York.
Rockies 6, Braves 5 (12 innings): At Denver, Wilin Rosario scored on Yorvit Torrealba’s single to left in the 12th inning as Colorado rallied in the ninth to deny Atlanta’s Tim Hudson his 200th career win.
Diamondbacks 3, Giants 2 (10 innings): At San Francisco, pinch hitter Will Nieves delivered a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to lift Arizona to a victory over San Francisco. Pirates 5, Phillies 3: At Philadelphia, Brandon Inge got a pinch-hit tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and Pittsburgh rallied to beat Philadelphia.
Mets 7, Dodgers 3 (10 innings): At New York, Jordany Valdespin hit a grand slam in the 10th inning and New York rallied past Los Angeles to save early sensation Matt Harvey from his first loss of the season.
SOX INSIDER Meghan Montemurro
CHICAGO – For better or worse, the White Sox have become accustomed to playing in close ballgames. Unfortunately for the Sox, they have found themselves typically on the losing side. They were able to halt the trend for at least one day with a 3-2 win against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday to snap a fourgame losing streak. Eighteen of the Sox’s 20 games have been decided by three runs or less, going 6-11 in those games, which includes a 5-6 record in one-run games. Alex Rios’ two-run homer in the fifth gave the Sox a 3-0 lead and ultimately saved the Sox (8-12). The Indians (8-11) responded with two runs in the sixth and stranded the tying run on third. “It’s not an easy thing to do when you play games this close all year, but you have to battle through these things,” Rios said. “It’s a long season and we’re going to go through stretches like this, hopefully not too many.” Starting pitching again saved the Sox. Jose Quintana (2-0) held Cleveland to two runs in five innings and set a career high in consecutive scoreless innings pitched (18 2/3), which ended on Jason Kipnis’ RBI single in the sixth. “All I’m trying to do is take it inning by inning, hitter by hitter,” Quintana said through a translator. “That’s about it, just doing the little things to control the game.” Although the Sox found a way to win Wednesday, their brand of baseball – a reliance on home runs and an inability to string consecutive base hits – isn’t conducive to long-term success. They aren’t producing with runners in scoring position (1 for 8 against Cleveland), continuing a season-long problem. The Sox have scored two runs or fewer seven times this season and also have been held to five hits or less seven times, including Wednesday’s win (five hits). “When it’s a group and you’re not getting it done
Alex Rios heads to first after hitting a two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach McAllister (right) during the fifth inning Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox won, 3-2.
Sox Insider WHITE SOX 3, INDIANS 2 Tipping point: With the game-tying run standing at third base and only one out in the sixth inning, White Sox reliever Nate Jones found a way to strike out Nick Swisher and force Ryan Raburn to fly out to left field to preserve the Sox’s one-run lead. Addison Reed pitched a perfect ninth for his sixth save in as many chances to end the Sox’s four-game losing streak. On the mound: Jose Quintana retired the first nine batters he faced before working his way into trouble in the fourth, loading the bases. A double play ball helped him out of the jam, part of a five-inning effort that held the Indians to two runs. Quintana (2-0) struck out three batters and surrendered four hits on 92 pitches. At the plate: Alex Rios snapped an 0 for 13 slump with his two-run homer in the fifth off Cleveland starter Zach McAllister (1-3). Jeff Keppinger (2 for 4) drove in the Sox’s other run for his second RBI in three games. In his previous eight games, Keppinger had tallied one run. Alejandro De Aza and Alexei Ramirez were the only other Sox to record a hit. Under the radar: Despite the win, the Sox are 4-6 against the American League Central this year including a 2-3 record against the Indians which have outscored the Sox 16-12. The Sox went 37-35 against the division last year for their first winning record in the division since 2008. consistently, it’s tough on everybody, it’s not just tough on me,” manager Robin Ventura said. “I’ve been on their side, too, and know what’s it like sitting there and I’ve been the problem. I get it. Eventually, it moves on and you just keep playing.” The Sox can’t survive on solid starting pitching and an efficient bullpen the entire season if the offense doesn’t show up on a consistent basis. Each starting pitcher will have his fair share of rough outings and the bullpen will blow leads, however, none of that matters if the Sox can’t score. In 2012, every playoff team outscored their opponents by at least 56 runs. Currently, opponents have outscored the Sox by six runs.
The Sox are getting tired of talking about their noshow offense, and only 16,765 came to U.S. Cellular Field to watch them scratch together three runs. It’s shaping up to be a long summer on the South Side. “I feel like that’s part of the game: Sometimes the offense will be there, sometimes it won’t,” Quintana said. “But the main thing for me is to do my job that way I can help the team.” • Meghan Montemurro covers the White Sox and Cubs for Shaw Media. Write to her at mmontemurro@ shawmedia.com. Read the Payoff Pitch blog at NWHerald.com and on Twitter @Sox_Insider and @InsideTheCubs.
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct Kansas City 10 8 .556 Minnesota 9 8 .529 Detroit 10 9 .526 Cleveland 8 11 .421 White Sox 8 12 .400 EAST DIVISION W L Pct Boston 14 7 .667 Baltimore 12 9 .571 New York 11 9 .550 Tampa Bay 10 11 .476 Toronto 9 13 .409 WEST DIVISION W L Pct Texas 13 7 .650 Oakland 13 9 .591 Los Angeles 8 11 .421 Seattle 8 15 .348 Houston 7 14 .333
He also has averaged 10 rebounds and three assists while leading the Bulls in playing time with 43.5 minutes a game. That type of production is nothing new to Boozer, who has averaged 17.8 points and 11.6 rebounds in 68 career playoff games with the Bulls and the Utah
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NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL DIVISION W L Pct St. Louis 13 8 .619 Cincinnati 13 9 .591 Milwaukee 11 8 .579 Pittsburgh 12 9 .571 Cubs 6 14 .300 EAST DIVISION W L Pct Atlanta 15 6 .714 New York 10 9 .526 Washington 10 11 .476 Philadelphia 9 13 .409 Miami 5 16 .238 WEST DIVISION W L Pct Colorado 14 7 .667 San Francisco 13 9 .591 Arizona 12 9 .571 Los Angeles 9 11 .450 San Diego 5 15 .250
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Wednesday’s Games Cincinnati 1, Cubs 0 St. Louis 4, Washington 2 Colorado 6, Atlanta 5, 12 innings Arizona 3, San Francisco 2, 10 innings Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Mets 7, L.A. Dodgers 3, 10 innings Milwaukee at San Diego (n) Thursday’s Games Cubs (E.Jackson 0-3) at Miami (Slowey 0-2), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 2-2) at Philadelphia (Lee 2-1), 12:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-2), 12:10 p.m. Cincinnati (Arroyo 2-1) at Washington (G.Gonzalez 1-1), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (J.De La Rosa 2-1) at Arizona (Cahill 0-3), 8:40 p.m. Friday’s Games Cubs at Miami, 6:10 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
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Ventura content to ‘mix and match’ By MEGHAN MONTEMURRO email@example.com CHICAGO – With an offense that is still trying to get on track, the White Sox’s flexible roster has given manager Robin Ventura plenty of lineup options. But Ventura hopes one or two players can find a rhythm at the plate so he can create a consistent lineup. “You just mix and match and if one of them gets hot you probably run with it,” Ventura said. “It’s like with Gordon [Beckham] out, you mix and match and you have the ability to do that unless somebody forces you not to.” Blake Tekotte started his first game since getting called up after Dayan Viciedo landed on the disabled list with an oblique strain. The center fielder went 0 for 2 with two strikeouts and a walk in Wednesday’s 3-2 win against the Indians. Ventura said he wanted Tekotte to get game experience, though Jordan Danks and Dewayne Wise remain the primary outfield
options while Viciedo is sidelined. Ventura also praised third baseman Conor Gillaspie’s performance since Beckham’s wrist surgery led to Jeff Keppinger moving to second base. He didn’t rule out Gillaspie, who is hitting .304, logging time at first base once Beckham returns. “From the outside, not having a left-handed hitter somewhere in the middle breaking up the lineup looked like a weakness,” Ventura said. “He’s shown he has the ability to do that. He definitely has earned more time somewhere out there whether it’s third or first.” Axelrod impresses: Dylan Axelrod can thank pitcher John Danks for his chance to impress the Sox. Axelrod, armed with an 89 mph fastball, has made the most of his opportunity in the Sox’s rotation as Danks continues to rehab from shoulder surgery. Although Axelrod is still searching for his first win, he has posted two consecutive six-inning outings while
holding the opposition to two runs or fewer. “When a lefty is throwing the way he is, he’s crafty and knows how to pitch, where a righty does it people don’t know why or how,” Ventura said. “But he has the ability to make guys miss. That’s not easy to do especially with him working off counts and hitters’ aggressiveness.” Dunn tries to find groove: In the Sox’s 20th game of the season, slugger Adam Dunn finally recorded his first multiwalk game. Dunn’s three walks Wednesday matched his season total entering the game, though he struck out in his other at-bat. However, Dunn is batting .100, which is the second-lowest average among qualified hitters in the majors. Only Minnesota rookie Aaron Hicks (.073) has a worse average. Of Dunn’s seven hits in 70 at-bats, three are home runs. “He wants to get hits,” Ventura said. “I think the mixture of that is what you’re looking for. Walks are good, but he’s also here to hit some homers.”
Boozer’s scoring ability outweighs defensive deficiencies Jazz. He has averaged more points in his playoff career than fellow All-Stars such as Pau Gasol, Steve Nash, Joe Johnson and Rajon Rondo. The short-handed Bulls desperately need each of his contributions. Scoring has been at a premium around these parts since Rose drove to the paint and crumpled to the hardwood a year ago Sunday. Without Rose lead-
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Wednesday’s Games White Sox 3, Cleveland 2 Toronto 6, Baltimore 5, 11 innings Houston 10, Seattle 3 Boston 6, Oakland 5 Detroit 7, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Yankees 0 Texas at L.A. Angels (n) Thursday’s Games Tampa Bay (Hellickson 1-1) at White Sox (Sale 1-2), 7:10 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 1-2) at Detroit (Verlander 2-2), 12:05 p.m. Houston (Humber 0-4) at Boston (Buchholz 4-0), 5:35 p.m. Toronto (Buehrle 1-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-1), 6:05 p.m. Texas (Tepesch 1-1) at Minnesota (Worley 0-2), 7:10 p.m. Baltimore (Hammel 2-1) at Oakland (Parker 0-3), 9:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Richards 1-0) at Seattle (Maurer 1-3), 9:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Tampa Bay at White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Houston at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Texas at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Baltimore at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
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ing the offense during the regular season, the Bulls averaged 93.2 points a game, which was tied for worst in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers and Washington Wizards. At times, Benny the Bull seemed like a viable option to join the active roster. Maybe Tom Thibodeau could design a couple of screens and have the furry mascot launch one of those behind-the-back, halfcourt
shots as he often does during timeouts. OK, maybe Boozer is a safer option. Unfortunately, Boozer’s subpar defense is part of the deal. He’s not purposefully negligent on the defensive end – he really does want to do the right thing – but he’s slow-footed and occasionally forgets to slide across the paint for help defense. At least for now, Boozer’s offensive strengths out-
weigh his defensive flaws. No, Boozer never will be LeBron. No, Boozer never will be a fan favorite in this city. But he’s a really good player. The Bulls need him to succeed. • Northwest Herald sports columnist Tom Musick can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @tcmusick.
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MLB CALENDAR May 8-9 – Owners meetings, New York. June 6 – Amateur draft. July 12 – Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign. July 16 – All-Star game, Citi Field, New York. July 28 – Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 – Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.
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McHenry chef fights disease just arthritis setting in,” he said. “I figured the loss of get-up-and-go was just the fact that I was getting older.” He went from doctor-to-doctor and was misdiagnosed over and over again. Finally, a doctor determined he might be suffering from Lyme disease. In April 2012, Ventresca had to quit his current full-time job because he just didn’t have the strength. He’s been home for a year now. “Mike is a great guy and a great outdoorsman,” said Babe Winkelman, who has fished with Ventresca. “It is unfortunate that the medical community so often does not recognize when a person has Lyme disease. It is most important that this disease gets treated as soon as possible. It can be fatal, you know.” “Mike is one of my best friends,” said McHenry’s Spence Petros, a Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famer. “It’s awful to see what this disease is doing to him. He can’t fish, and he didn’t even go out and hunt one time this past year. Being sidelined is eating him up. He loved talking to all the people at Rosemont. I pray he can recover.” After seeing many doctors, Ventresca is seeing a Lyme disease specialist in Wisconsin next week and hopes he can get some relief from his pain and be put on the road to recovery.
By STEVE SARLEY email@example.com McHenry’s Mike Ventresca burst on the outdoors scene in January 2011 at the Chicago Outdoors Sport Show at Rosemont. Billed by his nickname, “Chef Green Acres,” Ventresca wowed large audiences with his seminars on cooking game and fish and also his demonstrations in which he skinned and butchered a whitetail deer carcass live on the show’s stage. Now, he’s battling Lyme disease. The short, stocky Ventresca is a former rodeo bullrider. He looks like he could pick one of them up and body slam it if need be. He definitely casts a “tough guy” appearance, looking nothing like what you’d imagine a chef to resemble. Clad in his cowboy hat and wearing a white athletic undershirt, Ventresca doesn’t dress the part of a culinary master, either. How popular were Mike’s performances? Showgoers would actually walk right past seminars being given by Al Lindner and Kevin Van Dam to watch Mike whip up a batch of his bluegill lasagna. There was talk about a Chef Green Acres TV show and countless people promised to buy a cookbook if Mike wrote one. The guy was truly
McHenry’s Mike Ventresca prepares a delicacy in his kitchen in 2011. on a roll and when he made his return to the seminar stages in 2012, people crammed the stands. When the 2013 outdoors show schedule rolled around, Chef Green Acres was nowhere to be found. People were astounded that Mike wasn’t returning to the stage. Many, many people wanted to know where Mike had disappeared to. Well, a 3,000-pound bull couldn’t sideline Ventresca, but a tick was able to do the dastardly deed. In late 2011, Mike fell ill. He was sore and achy and had a complete absence of energy. “I thought the soreness was
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FIVE-DAY PLANNER TEAM
BROOKLYN* 7:30 p.m. CSN AM-1000
MONDAY at Brooklyn* 6 p.m. CSN AM-1000
BROOKLYN* 1 p.m. CSN, TNT AM-1000 CALGARY 7:30 p.m. CSN, NBCSN AM-560
at St. Louis 7 p.m. WGN FM-97.9
at Miami 6:10 p.m. WCIU AM-720
at Miami 6:10 p.m. WGN AM-720
at Miami 6:10 p.m. CSN+ AM-720
at Miami 12:10 p.m. CSN AM-720
TAMPA BAY 7:10 p.m. CSN+ AM-670
TAMPA BAY 6:10 p.m. WCIU AM-670
TAMPA BAY 6:10 p.m. CSN AM-670
TAMPA BAY 1:10 p.m. WGN AM-670
SAN DIEGO 7:05 p.m. CSN+ AM-720
at Montreal 3 p.m. NBCSN FM-107.9 * Playoffs
ON TAP WEDNESDAY 6:30 p.m.: Cubs at Miami, WCIU, AM-720 7 p.m.: Tampa Bay at White Sox, CSN+, AM-670
TV/Radio COLLEGE BASEBALL 6:30 p.m.: Kentucky at Mississippi, ESPNU
NBA BASKETBALL COLLEGE SOFTBALL
6 p.m.: Playoffs, irst round, Game 3, Miami at Milwaukee, TNT 7:30 p.m.: Playoffs, irst round, Game 3, Brooklyn at Bulls, CSN, AM-1000 8:30 p.m.: Playoffs, irst round, Game 3, L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TNT
7 p.m.: Alabama at LSU, ESPN2
GOLF 8 a.m.: European PGA Tour, Ballantine’s Championship, irst round, Golf Ch. (same-day tape) 11:30 a.m.: LPGA, North Texas Shootout, irst round, Golf Ch. 2 p.m.: PGA Tour, Zurich Classic, irst round, Golf Ch.
NFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m.: Draft, Round 1, ESPN
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
6 p.m.: Toronto at N.Y. Yankees or Cincinnati at Washington, MLBN
6:30 p.m.: Pittsburgh at New Jersey, NBCSN
Annual guide to the fishing guides I promised my annual list of guides that I can recommend that ply their trade on waters within a reasonable drive. Here they are: Spence Petros – www.spencepetros.com, 815-455-7770: This Hall of Fame angler books weekday trips on Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan in May and June. He always fills up because a trip with Spencer is the closest you can get to guaranteeing yourself a day on the water that you will remember forever. He is taking a few dates for muskies and panfish throughout July, August and September, too. Capt. Bob Jenkins – www. challengerfishingcharters.com, 888-427-8262: Capt. Bob runs out of Waukegan. He takes his big boat out for salmon and trout and also runs a nifty center-console craft that is absolutely perfect for perch. Capt. Bob is the only charter on the big pond that can get you a limit of tasty golden perch while fishing in a comfy boat that is designed for what you are doing. Steve Everetts – Finseeker’s Guide Service, 847-707-1827: Steve is a licensed captain and my “goto-guy” for Lake Delavan fishing information. He is the best on that body of water, hands down. I have written a number of times about trips with Steve when we have caught way more than our fair share of big pike and big bass. Capt. Bob Rossa – www.migratorfishhunt.com, 815-575-4665: Capt. Bob is returning to beautiful North Point Marina as his base of operations. He is a consummate professional and almost always sends his clients home with plenty of tasty fillets. Heck, even if you didn’t catch fish, Captain Bob’s stories would be worth the price of the charter alone. Eric Haataja – wibigfish.com, 414-546-4627: This young fellow fishes all over the state of Wisconsin and catches fish on every lake and river he hits. I have never met anyone who was so well versed on as many bodies of water as Eric is. He is respected by the top pros
and is often seen on television with John Gillespie and Babe Winkelman. Jim Tostrud – www.wildlifevisions.com: This is a guide who is great with children. Part guide/ part fish artist, the incredibly talented Tostrud has a good handle on what’s hot on Geneva. In my opinion, he’s the best at going after Geneva’s huge bluegills and mammoth crappies. Jim is the perfect guy to hit the water with for a dad and a kid or two. Carl Kaufmann – Carl Kaufmann Guide Service, 815-3382475: Carl perfectly defines the word “gentleman.” He is truly one of the nicest guys in the business. Kaufmann is superb at finding big bass and pike on both Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan. If one is off, the other is usually on, so Carl’s knowledge of both of them gives him a big edge. Carl is great with kids and first-timers and nobody works harder to make sure that you catch fish. Pat Harrison – www.patharrisonoutdoors.com, 847-980-4640: A good friend, who now possesses a Captain’s license. He knows the Fox Chain as well as anyone and is very reasonable. He offers a combination fishing/camping weekend outing that will have you fishing during virtually every daylight hour. Chris Taurisano, 630-330-9090: This young gun’s “T-Bone Guide Service” specializes in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin waters. He fishes for everything from panfish to bass and walleye to muskies. He is recommended by Spence Petros, who let Chris teach about the Fox Chain at Spence’s fishing classes.
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NBA Playoffs FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Miami 7½ (194) at Milwaukee at Bulls 3½ (181) Brooklyn at Memphis 4½ (179½) L.A. Clippers Friday at Boston 3 (183½) New York at Golden State 1 (212) Denver
LINE +130 -110 +105 +165 +100 +210 -105 +210 +100 +130 +210
NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF 46 35 11 0 70 155 45 27 13 5 59 125 46 26 18 2 54 145 46 27 14 5 59 141 46 25 16 5 55 140 46 24 16 6 54 137 45 23 16 6 52 109 46 24 18 4 52 122
z-Pittsburgh x-Boston y-Washington x-Montreal x-Toronto x-N.Y. Islanders Ottawa N.Y. Rangers
GA 113 102 126 123 129 135 99 109
Winnipeg 47 24 20 3 51 126 New Jersey 46 18 18 10 46 109 Buffalo 47 20 21 6 46 123 Philadelphia 46 21 22 3 45 129 Carolina 46 19 24 3 41 122 Tampa Bay 46 18 24 4 40 145 Florida 46 14 26 6 34 107 WESTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF z-Blackhawks 46 35 6 5 75 151 y-Anaheim 46 29 11 6 64 134 y-Vancouver 46 26 13 7 59 124 x-San Jose 46 25 14 7 57 121 x-Los Angeles 47 26 16 5 57 130 x-St. Louis 46 27 17 2 56 122 Minnesota 46 25 18 3 53 118 Detroit 46 22 16 8 52 116
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NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Wednesday’s Games Blackhawks 4, Edmonton 1 Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 2 Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1 San Jose at Phoenix (n)
PRAIRIE RIDGE 4, JACOBS 3 Singles No. 1: Panchapakesan (J) d. Kohl, 6-3, 6-2 No. 2: Chong (J) d. Alas, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 No. 3: Dzvirisin (PR) d. Rowan, 7-6 (7-0), 6-3 Doubles No. 1: Ki. Bernardo/Sidor (J) d. Heydari/Henning, 6-0, 6-1 No. 2: Lamar/Van Brosch (PR) d. Kr. Bernardo/Gaspari, 6-2, 6-2 No. 3: Cox/Altman (PR) d. Powell/ Toomire, 6-2, 6-4 No. 4: Mohr/Carpenter (PR) d. Bujacz/ Liby, 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-5
CL CENTRAL 5, JOHNSBURG 2 Singles No. 1: Wells (J) d. Nelson, 6-3, 6-4 No. 2: Nikolia (J) d. Gleason, 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 No. 3: Bialk (CLC) d. DeStephano, 6-0, 6-2 Doubles No. 1: M. O’Connell/B. O’Connell (CLC) d. Moore/Schmidt, 6-1, 6-0 No. 2: Gourikrishna/Blackmore (CLC) d. Peterson/Fryza, 6-1, 6-0 No. 3: Phoenix/Sigmund (CLC) d. Winter/Htichock, 6-1, 6-1 No. 4: Guzman/Lomax (CLC) d. I. Nykaza/S. Nykaza, 6-0, 6-2
HUNTLEY 7 WOODSTOCK NORTH 0 Singles No. 1: Smith (H) d. Elsinger, 6-0, 6-0 No. 2: Grabner (H) d. Rousonelos, 6-0, 6-0 No. 3: Patil (H) d. Balleno, 6-3, 6-0 Doubles No. 1: Pilkerton/McDaniel (H) d. N. Julian/Devore, 6-0, 6-2 No. 2: Frederick/Kambitsis (H) d. Plummer/Niese, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 No. 3: Makowski/Maniar (H) d. A. Julian/Ibarra, 6-1, 6-0 No. 4: Hagan/Simons (H) d. Helland/ Robin, 6-0, 6-1
McHENRY 4, GRAYSLAKE NORTH 3 Singles No. 1: Novoa-Fernandez (GLN) d. Condon, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 No. 2: Kizhakkadthu (GLN) d. Fanlon, 6-1, 6-0 No. 3: Arriola (McH) d. Sinclair, 6-0, 6-0 Doubles No. 1: Quitalig/Higgin (McH) d. Harmon/Kizhakkadthu, 6-2, 6-0 No. 2: Stanek/Maher (McH) d. Waosil/ Rise, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3: Harmon/Freeman (GLN) d. Bromir/Phillips, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 No. 4: McClaughry/Gill (McH) d. Gackle/Charez, 6-4, 6-4
CARY-GROVE 6, CL SOUTH 1 Singles No. 1: Russell (CG) d. Jarva, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4) No. 2: Ramos (CLS) d. Jensen, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3: O’Connor (CG) d. Randolph, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 Doubles No. 1: Rozolis/Maas (CG) d. Koltun/ Devlin, 6-1, 6-4 No. 2: Harte/Robins (CG) d. A. Kill/B. Kill, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3: Kroeger/Finlon (CG) d. O’Connor/Pacini, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 No. 4: Powers/Kerlin (CG) d. Pacini/ Squires, 6-3, 6-1
MARIAN CENTRAL 4 AURORA CENTRAL CATHOLIC 1 Singles No. 1: Waters (MC) d. Cebulski, 6-0, 6-0 No. 2: Shin (MC) d. Kano, 6-3, 6-1 Doubles No. 1: Bingham/Huges (MC) d. Nabb/ Exline, 6-1, 6-1 No. 2: Gil/LaVoy (ACC) d. Herba/Rost, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 No. 3: Lee/Morehead (MC) d. Prince/ Harreld, 7-5, 6-1
NHL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG N.Y. Rangers -150 at Carolina at Washington -110 Ottawa N.Y. Islanders -125 at Philadelphia Toronto -190 at Florida Pittsburgh -120 at New Jersey at Detroit -250 Nashville at Winnipeg -115 Montreal at St. Louis -250 Calgary at Dallas -120 Columbus at Vancouver -150 Anaheim at Boston -250 Tampa Bay
• Northwest Herald outdoors columnist Steve Sarley’s radio show, “The Outdoors Experience,” airs live at 5 a.m. Sundays on AM-560. Sarley also runs a website for outdoors enthusiasts, OExperience.com. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FISHING/OUTDOORS REPORT Dave Kranz of Dave’s Bait,
BETTING ODDS H Major League Baseball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Cubs -110 at Miami at Philadelphia -170 Pittsburgh at New York -105 Los Angeles at Washington -140 Cincinnati at Arizona -140 Colorado American League at White Sox -135 Tampa Bay at Detroit -185 Kansas City at Boston -250 Houston at New York -140 Toronto Texas -125 at Minnesota at Oakland -120 Baltimore Los Angeles -130 at Seattle
Tackle and Taxidermy in Crystal Lake reports: “The good news is that all the lakes and ponds that were so low all of last year are full again. The bad news is that so many people along the rivers are sandbagging to save their homes. Right now, the ponds and lakes will be your best bet for spring fishing. As the water warms, bass, crappies and bluegills will be in the shallows. Shallow running crank baits, spinner baits and Senkos will work well for bass. Panfish can be caught on Cubby Mini-Mites or small jigs with a wax worm or minnow.” Call 815-455-2040 for updated reports. Major road construction is under way near Route 176, right in front of Dave’s place. He will be open during the construction, but please be careful getting in and out of his lot. For up-to-the-minute water conditions on the Fox Chain and Fox River, go to www.foxwaterway. state.il.us/ or call 847-587-8540. You can call Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Fishing Hotline at 414382-7920 to hear the latest fishing information for Lake Michigan and its tributaries. Wisconsin’s regular inland game fish season opens on Saturday, May 4. Turkey numbers: 923 birds were harvested during the 2013 Illinois youth wild turkey season. The season ran March 30 and 31 for the south zone and April 6 and 7 for the north zone. Last year, 1,300 birds were harvested. The record for the youth season was set last year with 1,300 wild turkeys harvested. This year 4,468 permits were issued as opposed to just 4,100 last year. This year, three birds were harvested in McHenry County, topping the two taken last year.
OUTDOORS Steve Sarley
Thursday’s Games N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Ottawa at Washington, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Carolina, 6 p.m. Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. Toronto at Florida, 6:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Montreal at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Calgary at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Columbus at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Anaheim at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Friday’s Games Calgary at Blackhawks, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Edmonton at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Colorado at Phoenix, 9 p.m.
BLACKHAWKS 4, OILERS 1 Chicago Edmonton
2 — 4 0 — 1
First Period–1, Chicago, Toews 22 (Saad, Hossa), 3:58. 2, Edmonton, Yakupov 12 (Fistric, Horcoff), 4:50. 3, Chicago, Kane 22 (Handzus, Rozsival), 8:11. Penalties–Toews, Chi (tripping), 10:07. Second Period–None. Penalties–J. Schultz, Edm (hooking), 1:06; Fistric, Edm (elbowing), 4:40; Stalberg, Chi (tripping), 10:17. Third Period–4, Chicago, Oduya 3 (Kane, Handzus), 4:36. 5, Chicago, Sharp 6 (Kane), 18:18 (en). Penalties–Rozsival, Chi (cross-checking), 6:39; Saad, Chi (tripping), 12:21. Shots on Goal–Chicago 9-7-14–30. Edmonton 11-2-9–22. Power-play opportunities–Chicago 0 of 2; Edmonton 0 of 4. Goalies–Chicago, Emery 17-1-0 (8 shots-7 saves), Crawford (13:49 first, 1414). Edmonton, Dubnyk 13-16-6 (29-26). A–16,839 (16,839). T–2:19. Referees–Mike Leggo, Brad Meier. Linesmen–Brad Kovachik, Brad Lazarowich.
NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Brooklyn 1, Bulls 1 Saturday, April 20: Brooklyn 106, Bulls 89 Monday, April 22: Bulls 90, Brooklyn 82 Thursday, April 25: Brooklyn at Bulls, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27: Brooklyn at Bulls, 2 p.m. Monday, April 29: Bulls at Brooklyn, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, May 2: Brooklyn at Bulls, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Bulls at Brooklyn, TBA Miami 2, Milwaukee 0 Sunday, April 21: Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Tuesday, April 23: Miami 98, Milwaukee 86 Thursday, April 25: Miami at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28: Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Miami at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA New York 2, Boston 0 Saturday, April 20: New York 85, Boston 78 Tuesday, April 23: New York 87, Boston 71 Friday, April 26: New York at Boston, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 28: New York at Boston, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Boston at New York, TBA x-Friday, May 3: New York at Boston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Boston at New York, TBA Indiana 2, Atlanta 0 Sunday, April 21: Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Wednesday, April 24: Indiana 113, Atlanta 98 Saturday, April 27: Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Monday, April 29: Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA
WP: Blazier (9IP, 10H, 3R, 3ER, 0BB, 5K). LP: Lohmeyer (9IP, 12H, 5R, 4ER, 3BB, 5K). Top hitters: Harvard— Biscke 3-5 (4RBI), Martin 1-3 (2R). Woodstock— Haulette 2-4 (2RBI, R), Lohmeyer 2-4 (RBI).
GRAYSLAKE CENTRAL 13 HAMPSHIRE 3 Hampshire 100 GL Central 340
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WP: Luecht, 5-0 (3IP, 4H, 3R, 1ER, 2BB, 1K). LP: Schyvinck, 0-2, (2IP, 14H, 13R, 11ER, 1BB, 0K). Top hitters: Huntley – Lyman 2-2 (R, 2 2B, 2RBI), Skonieczny 2-3 (HR, 3RBI), Only 3-3 2B, 2R, RBI), Sallee 2-3 (2 2B, 2R, RBI). Johnsburg Brandon Krennrich 2-3 (2R), Kordik 1-2 (RBI).
CL CENTRAL 7, CARY-GROVE 6 Cary-Grove CL Central
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WP: Larkin, 3-0 (.2IP, 2H,R, 0ER, 0BB, 0K). LP: Marszal Top hitters: Cary-Grove— Vilardo 3-3 (2 2B, RBI). CL Central— Harold 2-4 (3 RBI, 2B); VanScoyoc 3-4 (3B, RBI).
ALDEN-HEBRON 13 CHICAGO LUTHER NORTH 12 (9 INN.) Luth. North 006 060 000 —12 9 8 Ald.-Hebron 014 330 101 —13 12 8 WP: Tieman, 3-1 (2IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 2K).LP: Kurtz (5.2 8H, 6R, 4ER, 2BB, 10K). Top hitters: Alden-Hebron— Nelson 4-5 (3R), LeJune 2-5 (2R, 2RBI), Tieman 2-5 (R, 2RBI).
McHENRY 16, WOODSTOCK 6 McHenry Woodstock
006 153 —16 17 2 140 001 — 6 8 3
WP: Cody Freund, 3-0 (4IP, 4H, 5R, 1ER, 5BB. 2K). LP: Kammin (4IP, 8H, 7R, 6ER, 2BB, K). Top hitters: McHenry— Svoboda 3-4 (2 RBI). Mattson 2-4 (4 RBI), Whitbeck 2-4 (2 RBI). Woodstock— Buhrow 2-3 (2 RBI), Ellegood 2-4 (3RBI).
PRAIRIE RIDGE 10, DUNDEE-CROWN 5 Prairie Ridge 032 102 2 —10 12 2 Dundee-Crown 001 101 2 — 5 7 5 WP: Ladd (5IP, 5H, 2R, ER, 0BB, 8K). LP: DeAtley (3IP, 5H, 5R, 2ER, 3BB, K). Top hitters: Prairie Ridge— Klendworth 3-3 (2RBI, 2B, 3B), Getzelman 2-3 (HR, 2RBI).
HARVARD 7, ROCKFORD LUTHERAN 6 Rockford Harvard
000 510 0 — 6 7 4 100 303 x — 7 8 1
WP: Beilski (3.1IP 2H, 1R, 0ER, 2BB, 3K). LP: Tunison (6IP, 8H, 7R, 7ER, 4BB, 6K). Top hitters: Harvard— Streit 2-3 (R, 2RBI, 2B), Shelton 1-2 (2R, 2BB).
MARIAN CENTRAL 11 ROUND LAKE 0
Round Lake 000 00 — 0 3 0 Marian Central 401 6x — 11 11 1
MONTINI 13 MARIAN CENTRAL 0 (5 INN.)
WP: Fortin, 1-0 (4IP, 2H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB, 4K). LP: Touar Top hitters: Marian— Schmitt 1-2 (HR, 3RBI), Crook 2-3 (2B, RBI), Spoden 2-3 (2B), Koscielniak 1-3 (3B, 3RBI).
20(11) 00 – 13 14 0 000 00 – 0 4 1
WP: Bukovsky (5IP, 4H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 5K). LP: Maxeiner (2+IP, 6H, 10R, 9ER, 7BB, 1K). Top hitters: Dianna Ricotta, 1-2 (2B, BB), Gillespie 1-2.
PRAIRIE RIDGE 4, HUNTLEY 1 Huntley Prairie Ridge
000 001 0 – 1 020 002 X – 4
WP: Stevens, 7-2 (7IP 1H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 16K). LP: Spannraft (6IP, 6H, 4R, 4ER, 2BB, 1K). Top hitters: Prairie Ridge – Stevens 3-3 (2RBI), Drain (2RBI), Rohloff 1-3 (3B), Richter 1-3 (RBI). Huntley – Tribuzio (HR, RBI).
McHENRY 15, JOHNSBURG 0 Johnsburg McHenry
000 000 — 0 2 3 003 309 —1517 1
WP: Koepke, 7-4 (4IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB, 6K). Top hitters: McHenry— Walsh 4-5 (RBI), Martens 3-3 (2RBI), Cichocki 2-4 (2B, 2RBI).Sena 3-3 (2B. 4R).
CL CENTRAL 1, CL SOUTH 0 CL South CL Central
000 000 0 — 0 6 0 001 000 0 — 1 4 0
WP: Ellman (7IP, 6H, 0R, 0ER, BB, 4K). LP: Massie (6IP, 4H, R, ER, BB, 2K). Top hitters: CL Central— McConnell 2-3 (3B, R), Mahaffy 1-2 (RBI). CL South— Massie 2-3 (2 2B), Zybko 2-3.
HARVARD 5, WOODSTOCK 3 (9 INN.) Harvard 001 020 002 — 512 4 Woodstock 010 002 000 — 310 4
Goalkeeper saves: Krueger (W) 5.
ST. EDWARD 1, MARIAN CENTRAL 0
WP: Brown (5IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, BB, K). LP: Hurst (4IP, 10H, 13R, 9ER, 3BB, 8K). Top hitters: Hampshire— B. Hurst 2-3 (HR, 2RBI). GL Central— Heraty (HR), Brew 3-4 (2B).
Wood. North Cary-Grove
GRAYSLAKE NORTH 3, WOODSTOCK 0
HARVARD INVITATIONAL Team scores: 1. Harvard 184, 2. Marian Central 112, 3. Rockford Christian Life 49, 4. Williams Bay 10, 5. Alden-Hebron 8 Shot put: 1. Saucedo (H) 42-10, 2. Young (MC) 41-11, 3. Martin (H) 39-0½, 4. Soliz (H) 38-2, 5. Kracinski (AH) 38-0½ Discus: 1. Saucedo (H) 126-0, 3. Martin (H) 110-1½, 4. Soliz (H) 103-11½, 5. Mokeny (AH) 100-3 High jump: 1. Yuk (MC) 5-10, 2. McKay (MC) 5-8, 4. Poliquin 5-4, 5. Heintzelmann (MC) 5-2 Long jump: 1. Niemeyer (MC) 18-8¾, 2. Mcleny (AH) 17-2½, 3. Kramer (H) 17-0½, 4. Hull (MC) 16-10¼ Triple jump: 1. Martin (H) 38-10, 2. Niemeyer (MC) 38-7¼, 3. Olson (MM) 386, 4. Bobeck (MC) 34-7¾, 5. McConville (MC) 33-1 Pole vault: 1. Klemm (RCL) 10-0, 2. MacKenzie (H) 9-0 4x800 relay: 1. Harvard 8:56.4, 3. Marian Central 9:40.3 4x100 relay: 1. Marian Central 45.8, 2. Harvard 46.7 3200 meters: 1. Guzman (H) 10:41.2, 2. Galvez (H) 11:19.2, 3. Perales (H) 11:24.6 110 hurdles: 1. MacKenzie (H) 17.6, 2. Heintzelmann (MC) 18.1, 4. Galarza (H) 19.7, 5. McConnville (MC) 20.1 100 meters: 1. DePetro (MC) 11.7, 2. Ramirez (H) 1.9, 3. Lyons (MC) 12.4, 4. Rhodes (MC) 12.5, 5. Reilly (H) 12.7 800 meters: 1. Pichardo (H) 2:07.8, 2. Ortiz (H) 2:18.7, 3. Morales (H) 2:24.6, 4. Lyons (MC) 2:26.1, 5. Santopadre (MC) 2:26.5 4x200 relay: 1. Marian Central 1:37.3, 3. Harvard 1:42.5 400 meters: 1. Olson (H) 52.6, 2. Kramer (H) 52.8, 3. Rockcastle (H) 55.0, 5. Rita (MC) 1:00.0 300 hurdles: 1. MacKenzie (H) 44.8, 2. Heintzelmann (MC) 45.6, 5. Bobeck (MC) 46.4 1600 meters: 1. Wiltshire (H) 4:50.2, 2. Kirk (H) 5:11.1, 3. Galvez (H) 5:15.6, 4. Cetera (MC) 5:20.9, 5. Perales (H) 5:29.1 200 meters: 1. Kramer (H) 23.7, 2. Yuk (MC) 24.5, 5. Ramirez (H) 24.51, 4. Morales (H) 25.3 4x400 relay: 1. Marian Central 3:39.9, 2. Harvard 3:45.0
GIRLS TRACK HARVARD INVITATIONAL Team scores: 1. Marian Central 122; 2. Harvard 110; 3. Rockford Christian Life 73; 4. Genoa-Kingston 57; 5. Williams Bay 6 4x800 relay: 1. Marian Central 11:17.7; 2. Harvard 12:04.0 4x100 relay: 1. Marian Central 54.4; 2. Christian Life 55.5 3,200 meters: 1. Peterson (H) 13:27.0; 2. Austin (H) 13:37.5 100 high hurdles: 1. Genz (H) 17.9; 2. Korczak (H) 19.4 100 meters: 1. Kramer (GK) 13.3; 2. Stricker (H) 13.6 800 meters: 1. Hellman (MC) 2:36.4; 2. Dincea (MC) 2:44.3 4x200 relay: 1. Marian Central 1:55.1; 2. Christain Life 2:01.5 400 meters: 1. Stricker (H) 1:04.7; 2. Hoffman (MC) 1:07.9 300 low hurdles: 1. Krasner (GK) 50.7; 2. Genz (H) 55.9 1,600 meters: 1. O’Neil (RCL) 5:55.1; 2. Peterson (H) 5:56.0 200 meters: 1. Gustino (MC) 27.9; 2. Compton (RCL) 29.5 4x400 relay: 1. Marian Central 4:34.2; 2. Harvard 4:44.2 Discus: 1. Melson (H) 95’ 7”; 2. Fischer (GK) 84.8 High jump: 1. Compton (RCL) 5’ 0”; 2. Calderaro (MC) 4’ 8” Shot put: 1. Fischer (GK) 30’ 9.75”; 2. Melson (H) 29’ 8.5” Long jump: 1. Farley (RCL) 15’ 9.5”; 2. Guistino (MC) 14’ 4” Triple jump: 1. Farley (RCL) 30’ 1”; 2. Garza (GK) 29’ 7.75” Pole vault: 1. Farley (RCL) 7’ 6”; 2. Scarpelli (WB) 7’ 0”
LACROSSE PRAIRIE RIDGE 20, CL CENTRAL 5
RICHMOND-BURTON 9, MARENGO 4 Rich.-Burton Marengo
260 001 0 — 9 6 5 030 003 0 — 4 9 4
WP: Kaska, 3-0 (6IP, 8H, 4R, 3ER, 0BB, 9K). LP: Conroy (7IP, 6H, 9R, 5ER). Top hitters: Richmond-Burton— Malecki 2-4 (2B, 2RBI); Blanton 1-1 (RBI, 3BB).
GIRLS SOCCER RICHMOND-BURTON 5 ROCKFORD LUTHERAN 0 Rich.-Burton Lutheran
– 5 – 0
First half RB– Boettjer (Havlicek) RB– Boettjer (Guenther) Second half RB– Havlicek (Winkler) RB– Wertz (Havlicek) RB– Hoglund (Boettjer) Goalkeeper saves: Koenig (RB) 5
HUNTLEY 2, CL SOUTH 0 Huntley CL South
— 2 — 0
First half H—Hecht (Jakubowski) Second half H—Zobott (Costantino) Goalkeeper saves: Huntley— Galason 4. CL South— Britten 3.
WOODSTOCK NORTH 5, ANTIOCH 0 Woodstock North goals: Sobey, Kruczek, Kruczek (Nicholson), Nicholson, Sobey.
Prairie Ridge goals: Skiermanski 8, McVoy 6, Tolan 4, Raymon 1, Oates 1. CL Central goals: Gleixner 2, Dwyer 1, Burton 1, Zimmerman 1
Baseball: Marengo at RichmondBurton, Woodstock at Grayslake Central, Jacobs at McHenry, Dundee-Crown at Prairie Ridge, Woodstock North at CL Central, Huntley at CL South, Grayslake North at Johnsburg, Alden-Hebron at Westminster Christian, 4:30 p.m. Softball: Richmond-Burton at Marengo, Alden-Hebron at Westminster Christian, Cary-Grove at Grayslake North, Prairie Ridge at CL Central, CL South at Johnsburg, Dundee-Crown at Woodstock, Jacobs at Hampshire, Huntley at Woodstock North, McHenry at Grayslake Central, 4:30 p.m. Girls soccer: Marengo at GenoaKingston, Cary-Grove at Prairie Ridge, Hampshire at CL Central, Dundee-Crown at CL South, 4:30 p.m.; North Boone at Harvard, 6 p.m.; Woodstock North at Grayslake Central, Huntley at Jacobs, 6:30 p.m. Boys track: Marengo, Hampshire, Marian Central at Richmond-Burton Rocket Relays, 4 p.m. Girls track: Marengo, Hampshire, Marian Central at Richmond-Burton Rocket Relays, 4 p.m. Lacrosse: CL Central at Jacobs, 5:30 p.m.; Cary-Grove at Vernon Hills, 7:30 p.m. Boys tennis: CL Central at Huntley, Woodstock at Hampshire, Cary-Grove at Woodstock North, 4 p.m.; Grayslake Central at Johnsburg, Marian Central at Montini, CL South at Dundee-Crown, Jacobs at Grayslake North, Prairie Ridge at McHenry, 4:30 p.m.
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Stranger’s encouraging words inspire woman toward goal Dear Abby: I was moved by the letter from “Losing Slowly in Ohio” (Jan. 14), who is 50 pounds overweight and walks every day with her friend to lose weight. She said that almost daily people made fun of them. My heart goes out to her. I was in her shoes once. With diet and exercise, I lost more than 60 pounds, and I’ve kept it off. But I was never ridiculed as she was. On the contrary, one day after I had just begun a daily 1-mile jog and was struggling to keep going, I passed by a man who cheerfully called out to me to “keep at it, and one day you’ll be a 10!” Abby, I can’t tell you what that meant to me. I thought
DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips about his encouragement whenever I felt hopeless and was thinking of giving up. The memory of his kind words inspired me to go on. Thirty years later, I still think about his encouragement with amazement and gratitude. We all have a choice: We can be kind to each other and offer friends and strangers alike support for the challenges we all face, or we can make ourselves feel superior by being cruel and demeaning. In the end, our choice
shapes our character and we receive what we give, so we must choose wisely. I’m sorry “Losing” has met with only ignorant jerks so far. I would be honored to pay it forward and tell her how incredibly brave she is, and to encourage her to stick with it. Because she has the courage to keep exercising in the face of constant humiliation, I know without a doubt that she will reach her goals.
– Wendy In Colorado Dear Wendy: Thank you for your upbeat response. Many other readers were quick to “weigh in” with letters of support for “Losing Slowly”: Dear Abby: I, too, have a weight problem, which I am working to resolve. But I can
tell you from experience that the worst kind of discrimination is directed against people with weight problems. I have been insulted in the workplace, in restaurants and doctor’s offices. I have not been hired for jobs because I am perceived as fat and lazy. I am NOT lazy! I keep a clean house, work hard at my job as a secretary every day, and I am a good wife and parent. We may ignore it and pretend it doesn’t hurt us or matter, but I can tell you it IS painful, demeaning, and it doesn’t go away. I have been in meetings or at social functions and have had to excuse myself to have a good cry. –
ing Slowly” know she has another option to continue her new, healthy lifestyle in a safe environment. I have worked in malls for years, and they have all had a mall walkers’ club. The mall allows people in to walk, including many seniors, before it opens in the morning. There she will have access to a place where everyone is on the same page. The walkers are safe from traffic, the climate and morons who have the manners of a junkyard dog. The regulars there can tell her how many miles they can cover. It’s a great society of people who support and root for each other. –
Still Suffering In Kentucky Dear Abby: Please let “Los-
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ASK DR. K Dr. Anthony Komaroff The new recommendations stem from a better understanding of how cervical cancer develops. It doesn’t develop very rapidly. Rather, there are clear precancerous stages that take years to progress. What’s the downside of an annual Pap test? For young women in particular, frequent Pap tests can lead to false positive results (the test result suggests a possible cancer, but there really is no cancer). That false positive result can lead to unnecessary worry and anxiety. It also can lead to further, and invasive, diagnostic tests such as a colposcopy and biopsy of the cervix. These invasive diagnostic tests, in turn, can cause vaginal bleeding, infections and pain. And, less often, the Pap test and HPV test can produce false negative results (the test result is normal, but there really is a cancer). For cervical cancer and many other cancers, our screening tests are not perfect.
With a perfect test, every time it came back abnormal there would really be a cancer – and that would justify additional invasive diagnostic tests. And with a perfect test, every time it came back normal you could know for sure that you were free of that cancer. If there were a perfect test, of course you would want to have it periodically. But if the test were imperfect, and could cause you complications, you’d want to have it when it was more likely to benefit you than to harm you. So recommendations as to how often a woman should have a Pap test are based on what studies show are the risks of a false positive or false negative result, and how likely cervical cancer is in the person having the test. For example, cervical cancer is less common in young women than in women in their late 50s. The bottom line: You still need the Pap (and the HPV) test, but not as often as you did in the past.
Wisconsin Dear Abby: I applaud her effort and your response, but may I raise the issue of people like myself who are ridiculed about being too THIN? Strangers say things like “Eat something, or the wind will blow you away.” Please remind your readers making fun of very thin people is just as hurtful as doing it to overweight individuals. – Wisp Of
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Dear Abby: I would suggest the two ladies create T-shirts that read “At Least We’re Trying!” and watch the jeers turn into cheers. – Carol In
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Weiner responds to critics “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner has a message for critics of season six of the AMC hit: “Fans don’t run the show.” After waiting nearly a year for this month’s premiere some viewers have expressed disappointment with the new season. Speaking ahead of a “Mad Men” panel event at the Paley Media Center in Manhattan Tuesday night, Weiner likened fan reaction to the show to the arcade game Whac-A-Mole. “There’s not enough agency advertising. There’s too much advertising,” Weiner said of previous fan gripes. “There’s not enough Betty. There’s too much Betty. Who is Megan? Why isn’t there more Megan?” Weiner noted people are still watching and advised fans to “sit back and enjoy where we’re going.” He said he opened the season in 1968 because he believes it was one of the worst years in U.S. history, and while he remained tight-lipped about where the journey is headed he did promise it “might be a little salacious, but that’s what the show is.” Viewers did learn that ad man Don Draper (Jon Hamm) remains tormented and brooding and is now cheating on his new wife Megan (Jessica Pare). Weiner says he believes his lead character remains redeemable despite his flaws. “We’ll have to see what the world hands him and if he’s able to confront a problem that’s following him around that might actually be him,” he said.
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The bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down has checked himself into a drug treatment facility after bonding out of jail, the musician’s lawyer said Wednesday. Robert Todd Harrell is accused of driving under the influence and causing a fatal crash last weekend in a Nashville suburb. Police say the 41-year-old bassist admitted to drinking and taking prescription drugs before the wreck on Friday. “He was released on bond and immediately went and checked himself into treatment,” Nashville criminal defense lawyer Ed Ryan said. The attorney declined to say where the musician is being treated. However, he said that the treatment is not court-ordered and that Harrell went voluntarily. Ryan also said he couldn’t comment any further because he had just been retained and was beginning to look into the case. Harrell was freed on $100,000 bond on Tuesday.
Metallica already planned to go big with its new 3D film. IMAX is helping make the debut for “Metallica Through The Never” giant-sized. The film that mixes concert footage with a dramatic narrative and CGI will open Sept. 27, becoming the first movie to debut on IMAX’s chain of super-sized screens. The film will open wide a week later. “To be at the forefront in this situation where IMAX has never done this is very exciting,” Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich said. “It’s also a bit of a confidence booster.”
Paltrow is Most Beautiful People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2013. The 40-year-old actress tops the magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Beautiful,” announced Wednesday. Commenting on her
TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS Actor Al Pacino is 73. Bassist Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 68. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA is 68. Actress Talia Shire is 67. Actor Jeffrey DeMunn (“The Green Mile”) is 66. Keyboardist Michael Brown of The Left Banke is 64. Country singer-songwriter Rob Crosby is 59. Actor Hank Azaria (“The Simpsons”) is 49. Singer Andy Bell of Erasure is 49. Bassist Eric Avery of Jane’s Addiction is 48. Guitarist Rory Feek of Joey and Rory is 48. “Early Show” host Jane Clayson is 46. Actress Gina Torres (“Suits,” “I Think I Love My Wife”) is 44. Actress Renee Zellweger is 44. Actor Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl,” “Almost Famous”) is 43. Actor Jason Wiles (“Third Watch”) is 43. Singer Jacob Underwood (O-Town) is 33. Actress Allisyn Ashley Arm (“Sonny With a Chance”) is 17.
selection, Paltrow says: “Around the house, I’m in jeans and a T-shirt. I don’t really wear makeup.” She credits her workout routine for keeping her looking young and feeling strong.
NBC plans 24/7 quiz show NBC says it’s planning a 12-daylong, around-the-clock competition show to air this fall. The network said Wednesday the trivia-based game show, “The Million Second Quiz,” will air live in prime time from a specially built studio in the heart of Manhattan. This hourglass-shaped complex also will serve as the living quarters of the four finalists. When the 12 days – or 1 million seconds – draw to a close, the winner could claim a cash prize of as much as $10 million. Viewers will be able to play along in real time and sync to the prime-time broadcast. The network didn’t announce a premiere date.
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“I don’t see cupcakes losing popularity. If anything, they are becoming more popular, especially with weddings.”
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Sweet on cupcakes Local bakeries can’t keep up with demand By BRETT ROWLAND email@example.com McHENRY – Local bakers remain sweet on cupcakes, despite the crumbling stock price of one of the industry’s major players and gloomy forecasts about the future for the gourmet treat. Cupcake makers around the country took notice last week when the Wall Street Journal published an article with the headline “Forget Gold, the Gourmet-Cupcake Market Is Crashing.” The report focused on the sinking stock price of Crumbs Bake Shop Inc., a New York-based chain with 67 locations in the United States. The company’s stock traded slightly above $1 this week after hitting a peak above $13 in 2011. The market for high-end cupcakes has become saturated and the fad appears to waning, according to some industry analysts. “We’ve seen very rapid growth in this category, but the sustainability of trends like this tend to diminish as other trends take shape,” said Darren Tristano, executive vice president at Technomic Inc., a Chicago consulting and research firm serving the food industry. “Demand for over-the-top cupcakes has flattened and started to shift downward.” Though new bakeries continue to open in the region, Tristano said, “they are coming late to the game.” Increasing supply in a market where demand is stable, or declining, could led to price wars or possibly store closures, he said. Meanwhile, local bakers are branching out into new areas, such as breakfast, to keep customers coming in for more. In McHenry County, several bakeries focused on cupcakes have popped up in the last decade. Kiera Confections in McHenry sells cupcakes for $2.25 to $2.50 each with offerings such as Berry Bubbly, a strawberry cupcake with strawberries, champagne buttercream frosting and sugar bubbles. Owner Kim Loewe said talk of a cupcake crash may be premature.
Centegra activities celebrate Nurses Week CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System is celebrating its nurses with Nurses Week activities that aim to help them recharge and relax. “Centegra’s nurses are at the heart of the community,” said Neil Murphy, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Centegra Health System. “They dedicate themselves to continuous improvement to enhance the way we provide care to our patients. They seek ongoing education and bring innovative practices to the McHenry County region. Whether they’re at work or at home, our nurses give of themselves every day. During Nurses Week, we take the opportunity to recognize and celebrate them.” The two-week celebration began April 15, when speakers offered presentations to nurses about developing resiliency, self-awareness, team building and loving the nursing profession. Other talks focused on laughing for health, reducing stress and professional image in nursing. This week, nurses will enjoy complimentary breakfasts and teas at each hospital and pizza will be taken to nightshift staff members. Chair massages will be provided and nurses can attend integrative healing offerings including qigong, Reiki, yoga and drumming. “Each of our celebrations allow nurses to come in and out according to their schedules,” Murphy said. “We want to help them reenergize so they can continue to provide advanced care to our patients.”
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Kim Loewe poses for a portrait at Kiera Confections in McHenry. “I don’t see cupcakes losing popularity,” she said. “If anything, they are becoming more popular, especially with weddings.” About 80 percent of her sales are from cupcakes, though she also sells cookies, cakes and other desserts. Loewe recently started offering lunch items and plans to add a breakfast menu to attract more patrons and keep them coming back. She views lunch and breakfast service as “bait” to sell more cupcakes. Independent bakers such as Loewe face increasing competition from other bakeries as well as chains and grocery stores. Sugar Buzz Cupcakes and Coffee, which opened in McHenry in 2012, recently served a creation called the Lumberjack, which featured a buttermilk cupcake filled with pieces of candied bacon, maple buttercream frosting, and bacon garnish. Owners Mike and Anisa Cichon hope to turn a profit this year after staying afloat in 2012. They’re offering new products, such as salads, sandwiches and soups “to get more people in the door,” Anisa Cichon said. The Cichons haven’t seen signs of cupcake burnout. On recent weekends they’ve seen groups of people
stopping by for cupcake tastings, and Sugar Buzz’s creations are ordered by the dozen for a variety of events, from birthday parties to weddings. Sales at SweetPea Cakes in Crystal Lake are up about 30 percent this year over last year, said owner Carrie Curie. About 70 percent of SweetPea’s business comes from cupcake sales, depending on the season. “I don’t think it’s a fad,” Curie said. “By the cup or by the slice, people are still going to eat cake.” Curie charges $2.75 to $3.25 per cupcake, including a boozy watermelon lime margarita cupcake for adults. Curie said she isn’t worried about competition because she makes all of her products from scratch, a laborintensive feat that grocery stores and other retailers can’t easily match. As much of the food industry has turned toward healthy eating, the cupcake industry remains unabashedly decadent. Tristano said that could be a liability as dessert trends more toward lower-calorie options such as frozen yogurt. SweetPea Cakes offered a healthy option – a creation featuring orange and cranberry – but it didn’t sell. “Nobody wanted it,” Curie said. “They aren’t coming here for that. They are coming to indulge.”
Half Price Books opens in Algonquin ALGONQUIN – Half Price Books is offering free tote bags and $5 gift cards to the first 100 people in its new Algonquin store Thursday through Sunday. The store, 2226 S. Randall Road, occupies nearly 10,000 square feet in Algonquin Commons. It marks the bookseller’s eighth location in Chicagoland, and its 117th store in the U.S. To celebrate its official opening, one lucky shopper will win a $100 gift card each day through Sunday. Also, customers will receive special discounts on any one item each day. “We are excited to open a new store in Algonquin, as the Chicagoland
area has been a great market for Half Price Books since we opened our first store here in 2005,” said Kathy Doyle Thomas, executive vice president of Half Price Books. “Half Price Books is thrilled to be located in a great center like Algonquin Commons and we look forward to becoming a part of the Algonquin community.” Store hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Satur day, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Half Price Books buys and sells new and used books, magazines, comics, records, CDs, DVDs and collectible items. Half Price Books has been dedicated to environmental and literacy
efforts for more than 40 years and supports hundreds of local, national and international programs. Each year the company sponsors the Half Pint Library Book Drive at each of its stores, donating thousands of books to hospitals and clinics throughout the U.S. Half Price Books is a founding contributor to Laura Bush’s National Book Festival, a continuing supporter of the National Center for Family Literacy and Feed The Children, and the founder of the environmental website BecomeGreen.org. For information about Half Price Books, visit www.hpb.com.
McHENRY – McHenry County College is offering a Project Management Professional Certification Preparation Series from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning April 26 at the Shah Center, 4100 W. Shamrock Lane, McHenry. This 35-hour series is being facilitated by Andy Kaufman, a certified project management professional, international speaker, author, and executive coach. He is a member of the Project Management Institute and president of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc. This series is facilitated in three parts: Essentials of Project Management, Advanced Project Management, and PMP Exam Prep. Each course builds on the previous level. Completion of these three classes will provide participants with the 35 professional development units required to obtain a PMP certification and prepares participants for the PMP exam through the Project Management Institute. Course fee is $1,299, which includes all materials. The series continues on May 3, May 17, May 22 and May 31. For information call 815-4558593.
Barrington bank hosts shredding event BARRINGTON – Barrington Bank and Trust will host its annual free shredding events from 9 a.m. to noon June 1 at three locations – Barrington Bank & Trust, 233 W. Northwest Hwy.; Hanover Park Community Bank, 1400 Irving Park Road; and Palatine Bank & Trust, 110 W. Palatine Road. Three boxes or bags of shredding material and up to five electronic items per customer will be accepted. For information, call 847304-6648.
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Is your commercial real estate lease gross? Commercial leases come in many varieties. There are two major categories of leases found in the marketplace. There are referred to as “net leases” or “gross leases.” Allow me to explore some of the differences and nuances between the two. First, there is a “gross lease.” The landlord picks up the costs or expense of real estate taxes, insurance on the building and exterior maintenance like snow plowing and lawn care. Tenants like this type of lease because it is easier to budget for a known fixed number. Landlords have a love/hate relationship with gross leases as they are simple to do the accounting for but if expenses go up, the entire increase comes out of the landlord’s pocket. This reduces the landlord’s financial returns. For example, if real estate taxes go up from $10,000 to $12,000 from year one to year two and the rent stays the same, the landlord has to absorb the loss ($2,000) in a gross lease. Some landlords mitigate
their exposure to this kind of loss by modifying the gross lease terms. They negotiate what is called a “tax stop” into the lease which means the tenant will pay any increase in the real estate taxes over a base year amount. In the example above, where taxes went up from $10,000 to $12,000 from year one to year two, the tenant would be responsible for that increase. This is called a “modified gross lease” and there are variations on that approach in the real world. Sometimes a modified gross lease is structured so that the landlord pays real estate taxes and insurance but the tenant pays the cost of lawn care and snow plowing. Since leases are legal instruments that are negotiated between two parties, they can take a variety of forms. The point here is that if you see the term “modified” in front of the word “gross” as it pertains to a lease, you will need to ask for a definition. As in many things, “the devil is in the details.”
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Bruce Kaplan Net leases are by nature structured to put the onus of expenses on the tenant. Typically in net leases, the tenant pays a scheduled amount of “base” rent and also pays property expenses such as real estate taxes, insurance and maintenance. In a multi-tenant property such as a strip center or industrial building, the tenant will pay his proportionate share of the property expenses based on the percentage of space he occupies of the total. If he occupies 10 percent of the space, he gets the honor of paying 10 percent of the provable documented expenses. Net leases vary in their degree of “netness” (I made that term up) in that some require the tenant to pay all operational expenses of the building (often referred to as a “triple net lease”). Then some net leases only require the tenant to
pay for real estate taxes, leaving insurance and maintenance to the landlord to pick up. If all this sounds complicated, it’s really not. If a landlord puts his property on the market for lease, he will tell you if he is asking for a gross, net or some modified version of those. If it is not clear what he is asking, a prospective tenant will simply ask for an explanation or definition. What is important to understand is that the market determines the level or amount of rents, whether they are quoted as net or gross. In theory, in a given rental market, there should not be much of a difference between net and gross leases. If you take a net lease and “gross it up” by adding real estate taxes, insurance and maintenance to the base rent, the result should look a lot like the gross rents in the market. For example, if $6-per-squarefoot gross is representative of a market rent, the net rent equivalent should equal $6, as well. So, if the
base rent is $4, then taxes, insurance and maintenance are in the realm of $2 ($4+$2=$6). If you are in the market to lease commercial space, be aware of the differences in how leases are structured. When supply exceeds demand by a large amount as is currently the case, you will have more negotiating power than when demand exceeds supply. Sometimes landlords who prefer net leases will end up agreeing to a gross lease, just to make the deal happen. What’s the grossest lease of all? That’s when utilities are included in the equation and the tenant has an all inclusive monthly payment. Then of course you could buy a building and not have to worry about all this.
• Bruce S. Kaplan is senior broker associate for Premier Commercial Realty, 9225 S. Route 31, Lake in the Hills. Email brucek@ profit-success.net, or visit www. profit-success.net.
McHenry chamber Scramble Luncheon, McHenry Country Club, 820 N. John St., McHenry; $25 chamber member, $40 nonmembers; two-for-one special: Chamber member with nonmember guest, $20 each. Call 815-385-4300 or visit www.mchenrychamber.com.
60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847341-4104. • 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285. • Noon to 1 p.m.: “Using Organization to Achieve Your Business & Personal Financial Goals.” Bring Your Lunch N’ Learn, McHenry chamber office, 1257 N. Green St. Free. • 5 to 7 p.m.: Algonquin/Lake in the Hills chamber business after hours mixer for the Downtown Algonquin Partnership at The Powder Room, 328 S. Main St, Algonquin. • 5 p.m.: Woodstock chamber Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) group meets at Golden Eagle Community Bank, 975 Country Club Road, Woodstock. Guests welcome.
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Today, April 25 • 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/ Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600. • 9 a.m.: Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony for Half Price Books, 2226 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. • 5 to 7 p.m.: Algonquin/Lake in the Hills chamber business after hours mixer at Primrose School of Algonquin, 2300 County Line Road, Algonquin.
Friday, April 26 • 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.:
• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Residential
Shred Day, hosted by village of Huntley and AMS Store and Shred, Huntley Municipal Complex parking lot, 10987 Main St., Huntley. Information: 847-515-5262.
Tuesday, April 30 • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake
Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-455-3000. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126. • 8:30 to 10 a.m.: Algonquin/ Lake in the Hills Chamber host Chamber Orientation in the chamber office, 2114 W. Algonquin Road, Lake in the Hills. The orientation is open to all members who are interested in learning more about the benefits of the chamber as well as new business. • 5 to 7 p.m.: McHenry chamber Corner Tap mixer, 3901 W. Main St., McHenry.
Wednesday, May 1 • 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900. • 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Brunch Café, 414 S. Route 31, McHenry. Information: David Lammers, 815-3442925. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Referral Network, Colonial Café, 5689 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake. Information: Holly Emrich, 815-382-1899. • 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust,
• 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of Cary Grove, Century 21/ Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Information: Ryan Fain, 815-353-8600. • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: McHenry chamber “Shop In” at Alexander’s Jewelry & Loan 2, Ltd., 4300 W. Elm Street., McHenry. • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: Young Professionals meeting, Marzano’s Wood Fired Italian, 1501 S. Route 31, McHenry.
Friday, May 3 • 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.: Discover the Chamber orientation, McHenry chamber office, 1257 N. Green St.
Monday, May 6 • 7 to 8 p.m.: McHenry chamber SOHO meeting, Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, 2006 N. Richmond Road, McHenry.
Tuesday, May 7 • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 W. Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815-4553000. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126. • 5 to 7 p.m.: Raue Center for the Arts multi-chamber mixer, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake.
Wednesday, May 8 • 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815-338-9900.
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Site Recovery Services Inc. employee William Burns of Chicago clears out scrap metal at the former Conlon Collins Ford as it is demolished for the new Anderson VW dealership to be open late this year or early next year.
Dealership demo work continues CRYSTAL LAKE – Crews from Site Recovery Services continued demolition work this week at the future home of Anderson Motor Co., 5213 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Anderson Motor Co. plans to build a 30,494-square-foot sales and service center at the site of former Conlon Collins Ford building. Anderson Motor Co. will relocate its Volkswagen operations from its dealership on Route 31. It’s set to open either late this year or early next year. Crystal Lake has pledged the company up to $1 million through a sales-tax incentive deal to help with the project. The former Conlon Collins Ford building has been vacant since 2007. After a change in ownership, it was briefly called Extreme Ford. Anderson Motor Co. bought the property in 2011.
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Site Recovery Services Inc. employees clear out debris at the former Conlon Collins Ford.
Ray Chevrolet named as GM top performer FOX LAKE – Ray Chevrolet of Fox Lake was named by General Motors as a top performer for the Chevrolet brand and was honored by receiving the Mark of Excellence award. This was the third year in a row that Ray Chevrolet was recognized with this honor by GM. The award is reserved for dealerships that exhibit professionalism and superior customer service, while continuing to grow their business. “We had a very strong
year in 2012 and are proud that our hard work is being recognized,” said Ray Scarpelli, owner of Ray Chevrolet. “We believe that our number one priority is providing a customer experience that is second to none and look forward to building on this in 2013.” Out of GM’s approximately 4,500 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships across the U.S., Ray ChevroProvided photo let was one of only 308 dealerships to receive the Mark of Perry Stevens, district sales manager, North Central Region-Chicago (left) and Ray Scarpelli, president/owner of Ray Chevrolet in Fox Lake. Excellence award.
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Boeing sees early-May restart of 787 deliveries The Associated Press Boeing is aiming to begin delivering 787s again in early May. The 787 has been grounded since mid-January because of smoldering batteries. Federal authorities have approved Boeing’s redesigned battery system. The new battery setup has been
8IN BRIEF Ford’s first quarter profit up 15 pct. to $1.6 billion DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. reported a better-thanexpected $1.6 billion profit in the first quarter as growing demand in the U.S. and China for its new vehicles helped overcome steep losses in Europe and South America. Ford said Wednesday that first-quarter net income rose 15 percent from a year ago. Worldwide sales rose 10 percent to nearly 1.5 million. In North America, Ford saw 25-percent gains for both its redesigned Fusion sedan and Escape SUV as well as strong sales of its F-Series trucks as home construction picks up. In China, demand for the Focus helped sales jump 54 percent in the quarter, or more than three times the industry average. Ford beat Wall Street’s forecast with earnings of 40 cents per share, up from 35 cents in the first quarter of 2012. Analysts polled by FactSet had forecast earnings of 37 cents per share. Revenue rose 10 percent to $35.8 billion, beating Wall Street’s forecast of $33.5 billion. Ford earned $2.4 billion in North America, up from $2.1 billion a year ago. It was a quarterly record for the region. In the U.S., Ford’s market share jumped to 16.2 percent from 15.5 percent in the first three months of 2012, the biggest increases for any car manufacturer.
Motorola Solutions sales up 1 percent SCHAUMBURG – Motorola Solutions reported first-quarter 2013 sales of $2 billion, up 1 percent from the first quarter of 2012. Government sales were up 3 percent while enterprise sales were down 4 percent. “Despite a challenging enterprise market and modest revenue growth in the first quarter, our disciplined focus on cost management and return of capital to shareholders delivered double-digit growth in earnings per share,” said Greg Brown, chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions. “We remain confident in the fundamental drivers of the business and our ability to drive improved operating earnings for the year.” Earnings in the first quarter of 2013 were $216 million or 10.9 percent of sales, compared to $232 million or 11.9 percent of sales in the first quarter of 2012.
Orders for durable goods fall 5.7 pct. in March WASHINGTON – Orders for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell in March by the most in seven months. The drop reflected a steep decline in commercial aircraft demand and little growth in orders that signal future business investment. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that orders for durable goods declined 5.7 percent in March. That followed a 4.3 percent gain in February, which was revised lower. Weaker economies overseas and the impact of across-theboard government spending cuts have made businesses more cautious. That’s reduced demand for manufactured goods. Spending on defense equipment also fell sharply last month. Durable goods are items expected to last at least three years.
– From wire services
installed on 10 787s that belong to airlines, and on nine more that have been built but not delivered, said Boeing Co. Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney on Wednesday. He said “the bulk” of 787s already in the airlines’ possession will get the battery fix by mid-May. Boeing has said each installation will take about five days.
Boeing kept producing the 787 even though it was grounded. But it can only collect the cash from airlines when it delivers the planes – so restarting deliveries is important. The fix should keep any battery problems “from affecting the airplane or even being noticed by passengers,” McNerney said on the company’s quarterly earnings con-
ference call. One 787 experienced a fire after landing, while smoke forced an emergency landing on another. Boeing has gotten clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration for a redesigned battery system that the company says should sharply reduce the risk of a fire. Once the FAA approves the fix on individual planes,
airlines can start flying them again. On Tuesday, United Airlines moved one of its six 787s to a Boeing facility in San Antonio, Texas, so it can get the battery fix. Despite the 787 troubles, Boeing’s net income rose 20 percent in the first quarter. The big airplane maker earned $1.11 billion, or $1.44 per share.
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Endless outh and has announced the Total10™ which is being heralded by health and fitness professionals as the best exercise machine in history. The Total-10™ burns up to 526% more calories per minute of workout than aerobic exercise. The Total-10™ provides both aerobic and resistance exercise at the same time. It exercises all of the body’s 620 muscles in 10 minutes. The Total-10 ™ is the perfect exercise machine for the young, old, and even the disabled. It does not cause injuries like other forms of exercise because it does not put stress on the joints or the back. It mimics swimming. Studies show the public is very uneducated about fitness, losing weight and shaping their bodies. This is why the majority of attempts to lose weight and shape the body usually fail. As a consumer writer, I found even I was very uneducated. I got a major education from Dave Dearth, Chief of Staff for Personal Training at Endless outh and Life®. Dearth is a Certified Professional Body Builder who has won the titles of “Mr. America” (officially called the Nationals), and “Mr. Universe” (officially called the Internationals). It is well known among fitness professionals that Professional Body Builders know more about losing weight and body shaping than any other professional group including doctors. This is because their livelihood depends on it. For a quick education, here is my interview with Dave Dearth. Q: Is it true that you are frie ds with Ar old Schwarze egger a d Lou Ferrig o who played the I credible Hulk o TV? A: Actually, I am friends with nearly all of the Professional Body Builders. We are a close knit group because there are very few of us. There has only been in history a little over 200 male Professional Body Builders which requires that you are certified and get a pro card from the International Federation of Body Builders (IFBB). es, I am friends with Arnold and Lou. I have worked closely with Arnold on a number of fitness projects. Q: So, as o e of the ultimate experts o fit ess, losi g weight, a d body shapi g, how do you rate the Total-10™? A: I have studied the scientific data from the university studies on the Total10™. I have used it myself, and I have my clients using it. I can say with expert authority that the Total-10™ is indeed the best exercise machine in history for the average person. Q: Ca you substa tiate that with facts? A: es I can. The Total10™ provides both aerobic and anaerobic exercise at the same time. Anaerobic exercise is also called resistance exercise which means you apply resistance to the movement of muscles with weights, bands, or other techniques. Aerobic exercise
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HCR? A: our body has adaption mechanisms which enables it to change to meet demands. When you do resistance exercise, the body’s adaption mechanisms perceive that you will need stronger muscles in the future. So, it starts a chain reaction to provide you with stronger muscles. First, the body must strengthen your bones to support the stronger muscles. Therefore, your bones get denser and harder. For example, Professional Body Builders who do extreme resistance exercise get bones like steel. One who was a friend of mine got into a terrible car accident with enough force to fracture his back even with his hardened bones. Orthopedic surgeons normally staple a fracture together.But, his orthopedic surgeon was finding that the staples were bending when he was trying to insert them into the bone with his staple device. The surgeon had to use a high speed drill with diamond tips to drill holes in the body builder’s bones so that he could pin the fracture together. I have a 71 year old male client that I have trained for the past 17 years who uses heavy resistance and aerobic exercise. He is stronger and can run faster than 90% of men in their twenties. One day he slipped on ice in the front of his house and went down a long flight of concrete steps. He had welts all over his body but not a single broken bone because his bones were that hard. The Total-10™ will definitely help seniors get stronger and denser bones so they do not fall and break bones which is the leading cause of nursing home admissions. When you do resistance exercise it depletes some of
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Appealing assessment can reduce tax burden When is enough, enough? We’re speaking about property taxes, of course. Few topics get people as hot by even mentioning the word, and with good reason. Taxes are getting out of control and people are, quite literally, being taxed out of their homes. Let’s take a quick look at some facts. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and depending on how you want to count, there are roughly 3,141 “counties” in the country. Ironically, the largest state, Alaska, has one of the fewest number of boroughs with just 20. Texas, on the other hand, has 254. Illinois has 102 counties and, while that number ranks us somewhere in the middle of the pack, we make up for it in other ways. Illinois has nearly 7,000 taxing bodies, which makes it by far the the leader in the U.S. The No. 2 state, Pennsylvania, has 2,100 fewer taxing bodies. The good news, if you want to call it that, is that Illinois residents do not pay the highest amount of property tax in the nation. The East Coast clearly claims that designation with the states of New York, New jersey and Connecticut leading the way. For example, Westminster County, N.Y., home to the Clintons,
leads the nation as the highest taxed county. The rest of the top 15 counties are all within New York and New Jersey. But don’t think we’re out of the woods yet. According to Business Insider (March 2011) Kane County is No. 24 on the list of highest taxed counties and Lake County is No. 16. McHenry County ranks in the top 50 – not a distinction worth boasting about. It is prudent to mention the old saying, “You get what you pay for.” Some places that have extremely low taxes, don’t include services. How would you like it if your house was burning down and the fire department either didn’t come or when they showed up asked you for your credit card? In some places, that is a reality. Frankly, most of us would prefer they put out the fire before qualifying us as customers. Many of us bought our homes with school districts in mind – that has to be paid for. We want good teachers and administrators and decent buildings for our children – that costs money. We like good roads with as few potholes as possible. Some of us enjoy bike paths and nice parks. Maybe you have a library in your town; yep, that’s a taxing district.
REAL ESTATE Jim Haisler So before we simply state “lower our taxes,” think about the services we receive. Which ones can you do without and would that impact the value of your home? If your school system wasn’t as good as it is, perhaps your house would be less desirable to buyers and, therefore, worth less. Lots to think about. That aside, we would all like lower taxes. What can be done about it? Are there redundant services that would or could be more efficiently performed by merging departments? It’s certainly worth a look. Surely there are layers of government in Illinois providing the same or similar services that could be consolidated. This is not to suggest we fire people, but rather let’s look at combining departments, saving hard costs on buildings and equipment or buying in bulk. Perhaps we could combine planning departments, administrative staff, or accounting people and take advantage of economies of scale. Clearly, Illinois has too much government. No one can argue that. Another way to reduce your tax
burden is to appeal your assessment. If your assessed value is truly above market value, you should discuss this with your township assessor. Oftentimes, they will listen to your case and evidence (and be sure to have good evidence) and reduce your assessment without the formal process. If, however, that doesn’t work – appeal. The appeal process isn’t complicated and can rather easily be conducted by a homeowner. The forms are rather simple once you really look at them. All you need is your current tax bill and good comparable property data. Many local real estate agents will be able to provide these for you. An agent who has experience with this process will be able to greatly assist you. Many real estate agents charge a fee for this service while others, especially if you bought or sold through them in the past, may offer it as a favor. Note, however, that the time frame for appealing is 30 days from when your assessment has been posted in the newspaper. They are published in the Northwest Herald starting from about August to perhaps October, varying by township. Understand this, though: Appealing your assessment doesn’t
automatically mean you will get a reduction or subsequently that your taxes will go down. As an example, let’s say someone appeals his assessment and gets the fair market value reduce by 10 percent. That doesn’t mean that the property taxes will be reduced by 10 percent. The two aren’t directly tied; they are certainly related, nonetheless. Taxes are calculated by the state and utilize an equalization factor. But putting all that aside, the simple way to look at this is that the government needs money, and it’s going to get it. The question is, how much are you going to pay? So, in essence, when you appeal your assessment, you’re really just shifting the burden. That is, if your taxes go down, someone else’s probably went up. It is our duty to read these important assessment documents that are sent to us and to call and ask questions if we don’t understand or disagree.
• Jim Haisler is the chief executive officer for the Heartland Realtor Organization, a not-for-profit 501c6 corporation providing products, services, education, and assistance to more than 800 real estate professionals in northern Illinois.
Exceed Floor & Home marks 25th anniversary CRYSTAL LAKE – Exceed Floor & Home celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Located at 5186 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake, Exceed Floor & Home’s 40,000-square-foot showroom provides upscale options in flooring and surface designs for kitchens, bathrooms and hallways. Recently, Exceed expanded its product offerings to include designer brand plumbing fixtures, custom cabinets and eco-friendly fireplaces. With these additions, Exceed is able to easily transform an outdated room into a brandnew space. With years of experience growing up in the carpet business, owner Haig Haleblian opened Midwest Carpets in 1987. Haleblian reopened the store as Ex-
ceed Flooring in 2006 with his wife Hawley, the senior designer at Exceed who currently manages a staff of six professional interior designers. The creative design team assists customers with their selections and creates computer-aided-design images for previewing designs before installation. In 2012, the store was renamed Exceed Floor & Home to encompass the expanded product offerings. “What makes us different from other companies are the unique products we offer, along with award-winning design service,” Haig Haleblian said. “Simply put, no one delivers the selection and service at this caliber.” For more information, call 815.459.3113 or visit www.exceedflooring.com.
CL student branch manager of College Works Painting Courtney Vadnais, 20, of Crystal Lake, a junior at Northern Illinois University, has been named the local branch manager for College Works Painting. Vadnais said in addition to learning about how to to run her own business, she will earn six credit hours for the internship. She said she already is lining Vadnais up painting jobs for the summer and is currently interviewing painters to join her crews. All painters receive training by Sherwin Williams before beginning work. “What sets me and my business apart from other contractors is my commitment to excellent customer service,” Vadnais said. “My painters and I will not leave a job until the client is completely satisfied and only then will we take their pay-
ment.” Vadnais said more than 5,200 students were interviewed for the internships and fewer than 400 were chosen. Criteria to become part of this internship include a motivated and hard-working student looking to gain extensive experience in the real world. “Not many people can say they have run their own business, and I will be able to say that before I even graduate from college due to this internship,” Vadnais said. “I have already learned many valuable business skills, customer service and increased my level of confidence.” Vadnais plans to graduate next year with a major in Spanish, with an emphasis on translating and business. For information, email email@example.com. For information about College Works Painting, visit www.collegeworkspainting. com, or call 888-450-9675
‘The Sales Shot’ book available CRYSTAL LAKE – Sean P. Leahy of Crystal Lake has written a book, “The Sales Shot.” Leahy said the book is designed to give readers fastpaced, hard-hitting sales tips that can be consumed easily and quickly. The book can be read from cover to cover or the reader can use the table of contents to pick and choose what to read. Leahy said he has worked alongside hundreds of salespeople and managed hundreds of others. He has kept notes and now has thousands of ideas spanning close to three decades. By 2008, he
began sharing his notebook – One Sales Shot at a Time – by emailing it to thousands of salespeople and managers every week. Leahy is the president and CEO of Vanguard National Alliance, a consortium of Rockwell Automation distributors throughout North America. A few years ago, Leahy began a second career as a professional speaker and has since traveled the world sharing his sales strategies and techniques. For more information about “The Sales Shot,” visit www.Xlibris.com.
Shannon Hoban, a branch manager for Sebert Landscaping, transports new plants as part of a landscape renovation that Sebert employees donated to Sage House Group Home for Individuals with Autism on Earth Day.
Volunteers spruce up Sage House landscaping CARY – They came. They saw. They planted. Volunteers from Sebert Landscaping gathered on Earth Day to renovate the landscape of Sage House Group Home for Individuals with Autism, 851 W. Main St., Cary. Where tired and dated plantings once stood, the 10 volunteers planted a variety of colorful flowering shrubs, evergreens, ground covers and a small flowering tree. The Monday event was part of a nationwide Day of Service held each Earth Day by PLANET (Professional Land Care Network), providing an opportunity for green industry professionals to demonstrate environmental stewardship and humanitarianism by giving back to their communities. “These plantings give Sage House even more of a homelike environment,” said Chris Kane, program manager at Sage House, a program of Pioneer Center for Human Services, based in McHenry. “They’re calming and relaxing for our kids – something nice to look at.” “We chose plants that add some nice color to the grounds and are lower maintenance,” said Shannon Hoban, branch manager for Sebert Landscaping. “There are Endless Summer hydrangeas, which add beautiful pastels through spring, summer and into fall. Forsythia will show bright yellow flowers each spring. And purple coral bells will provide a nice contrast. “Each year, we choose a different nonprofit to help out
for our Day of Service. It was nice to learn that this time our donation coincides with World Autism Awareness Month.” Another company, Bartlett Tree Experts, also contributed to the landscape project. Bartlett arborists removed the old plantings and trimmed a large tree on the property in advance of the Day of Service. The value of Sebert’s and Bartlett’s in-kind donations was more than $4,000. Sebert learned of Sage House through its client, Sage Products, which has been a major benefactor of the home since it opened. As well as financial support, Sage Products’ contributions include ongoing facility maintenance and repair services at the home. Each year, as many as 40 Sage Products employees perform volunteer maintenance projects at Sage House for a Lend a Hand Day. “All these efforts help foster a sense of pride, not only for the residents, their families and the wonderful people who work at Sage House, but for the neighborhood as well,” said Russ Lutz, director of facilities and safety at Sage Products. “It’s a great cascade effect: Sebert learned of Sage House from us, Bartlett learned about it from Sebert. And we’re all trying to provide the best possible care for its residents.” Sage House provides brighter futures for families living with autism by creating a safe, warm, yet structured home away from home. It teaches daily life skills with-
Alfonso Dorado eases the planting process for Jen Cook by creating planting holes with an auger. The two were among 10 Sebert Landscaping employees who donated a landscape renovation to Sage House Group Home for Individuals with Autism on Earth Day. in a group of peers guided by qualified and loving staff who are committed to encouraging children to become successful in a variety of family and social settings. Sebert Landscaping is a full-service commercial landscape contractor that has provided conventional landscape services to thousands of clients in metropolitan Chicago for more than 25 years. Sebert uses lean management strat-
egies to achieve efficiencies that reduce costs and environmental impact. Sebert has locations in Bartlett (where it’s headquartered), Elk Grove Village, Naperville and Bolingbrook. It also owns and operates Grace Nursery, near Marengo, where it grows trees and shrubs for its clients. All of the volunteers for the Sage House project were from the Bartlett location.
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Thursday, April 25, 2013 • Section F
Builder enters remodeling project in contest Jerry Kuyper NORTH BARRINGTON – When it comes to design and building awards, Patrick A. Finn hopes 2013 will duplicate his feat of 2012, not to mention 2011. In 2012, he entered five housing projects for the annual Key Awards sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. His five entries netted five awards. In 2011 his seven entries garnered seven awards. This year he will have five
projects eligible for the 2013 Key Awards. One of the five is almost completed and that is a remodel of a house near Route 22 on Signal Hill Drive. “We started the remodel in October and we will be completed on May 1,” Finn said. “We are expanding a family room and adding three bedrooms and a bathroom to a 1920s bungalow.” Finn’s crew added the three bedrooms with five dormers by combining an unused attic area with space over an existing attached garage. While doing that, the crew expanded a ground-floor family room. The bedrooms with a total
of five dormers now total 1,000 square feet of space. “We started by taking the roof off the garage and going from there,” Finn said. The largest bedroom is a 350-square-foot master suite. Besides hardwood floors and a walk-in closet, the suite has a raised ceiling with the dormers vaulted. “All the rooms are vaulted and so is the hallway,” Finn noted. The hall bathroom has a double vanity, tub and toilet. The downstairs expansion added 300 feet to an existing room.
See BUILDER, page F2
Patrick Finn transformed an unused attic space on a 1920s North Barrington bungalow into three bedrooms with five dormers. He plans to enter his remodeling project in the 2013 Key Award competition sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago.
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$102,000, 2622 Williamsburg Dr, Algonquin 60102-2539, 19-31-452-035, Peter T Husby To Nicholas J Medina, March 14 $106,500, 179 Wildwood Rd, Algonquin 60102-1852, 19-27-284-019, Us Bank Na Trustee To Elizabeth Ridl, March 12 $123,000, 227 Grandview Ct, Algonquin 60102-1990, 19-28-302-117, Oliver I Manalac To Daniel J Ulbert & Maureen A Ulbert, March 15 $135,000, 1131 Sandpebble Cir, Algonquin 60102-2178, 19-33-106-008, Rosemary J Winters To Thr Property Illinois Lp, March 14 $170,000, 603 Sandpiper Ct, Algonquin 60102-4312, 19-32-228-028, Gersson Hilario To Jonathan Williams, March 12 $190,000, 235 Aberdeen Dr, Algonquin 60102-1734, 19-29-480-022, Terry W White To Ryan Hauge & Theresa Hauge, March 18 $236,000, 1 Reedsworth Ct, Algonquin 60102-6211, 18-36-151-008, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Todd Soderwall & Joanne Soderwall, March 15 $396,500, 750 Saratoga Cir, Algonquin 60102-6807, 19-31-102-025, Montenegro Trust To Peter B Viohl & Susan Viohl, March 13
CARY $65,000, 243 Mary Ln, Cary 600132021, 19-13-126-002, Intercounty Judicial
Sales Co To Thr Property Illinois Lp, March 15 $80,000, 411 Parkway Dr, Cary 600133025, 20-17-258-002, Deborah A Jacobs To Robert Lundberg, March 12 $115,000, 908 Manchester St, Cary 60013-1925, 19-14-252-007, Reynolds Trust To Anne Hartke & John Stephen Hartke, March 13 $157,000, 2309 Ridge Rd, Cary 600131395, 19-01-208-001, Colonial Savings Fa To Edward Saletnik, March 15 $195,000, 314 Foxford Dr, Cary 600131172, 20-06-379-004, Fannie Mae To Rachel M Rakunas, March 15 $240,000, 512 S Prairie St, Cary 600132535, 19-13-179-013, Partridge Trust To Ryan Michael Bruess, March 18 $290,000, 307 Inverness Dr, Cary 60013-1175, 20-06-378-018, Right Residential Series 4 Llc To John M Ragland & Amanda L Ragland, March 15 $360,000, 7400 Nighthawk Way, Cary 60013-6082, 20-07-255-001, Robert C Nowak To James E Dahl & Tracy S Dahl, March 12
CRYSTAL LAKE $92,000, 835 Chasefield Ln 3, Crystal Lake 60014-8472, 19-07-328-035, Doris C Berg To John M Harvey & Kari J Harvey, March 15 $115,000, 1218 Walnut Glen Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-6843, 18-12-182-032, Fcbt Holdings Llc Series Walnu To Jan Mac-
zuga & Izabela Maczuga, March 15 $128,500, 647 Eletson Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-7490, 19-08-106-009, Hsbc Bank Usa Trustee To Gilbert Baier, March 15 $147,500, 166 Carpenter St, Crystal Lake 60014-5804, 19-06-227-014, Nationstar Mortgage Llc To Lisa M Hunter, March 15 $161,000, 1445 Woodscreek Cir, Crystal Lake 60014-1978, 18-13-477-001, Judicial Sales Corp To Thr Property Illinois Lp, March 15 $161,000, 705 Exmoor Ter, Crystal Lake 60014-7007, 19-07-251-019, Reoco Inc To Joshua R Zopp & Sarah Megan Zopp, March 12 $170,000, 373 Narragansett Ct, Crystal Lake 60012-3701, 14-34-152-012, Dennis R Moxley To Thomas J Mueller & Cathy L Mueller, March 15 $205,000, 9604 Butternut Dr, Crystal Lake 60014-3917, 13-35-401-002, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To William E Baumgartner & Carol J Baumgartner, March 15 $260,000, 85 S Oak St, Crystal Lake 60014-5849, 19-05-102-008, Stephen Mueller To David R Thompson & Nancy C Thompson, March 13 $300,000, 4302 Fox Creek Dr, Crystal Lake 60012-2302, 14-28-127-004, Robert Young To Matthew Ryan Kempf & Debra L Kempf, March 18 $310,000, 675 Seybrooke Ln, Crystal Lake 60012-3775, 14-34-103-017, Michael
D Cindric To Nicholas E Kondos, March 18 $323,000, 4020 Rockspur Trl, Crystal Lake 60012-1893, 14-21-452-012, Buchta Trust To Matthew C Laporte & Wendy A Laporte, March 13 $397,000, 3605 Great Hill Rd, Crystal Lake 60012-1631, 14-19-401-016, Follmer Trust To Keith A Konrath & Constance A Konrath, March 12 $630,000, 2727 S Justin Rd, Crystal Lake 60012, 14-13-300-011, Vanderbilt Mtg & Finance Inc To Chicago Title Land Trt Co Ttee, March 15
FOX RIVER GROVE $215,000, 511 Lexington Ave, Fox River Grove 60021-1808, 20-19-430-006, Nathaniel J Klose To Nicholas A Martinez & Kathryn E Hyde, March 12 $285,000, 615 Barberry Trl, Fox River Grove 60021-1147, 20-17-306-018, Francis A Mackey To Kenneth J Felix, March 15 $650,000, 710 Northwest Hwy, Fox River Grove 60021-1207, 20-20-130-039, Fox River Gove Llc To Vca Real Property Acquisition, March 12
HARVARD $81,500, 804 Grant St, Harvard 600332245, 01-36-151-010, Federal National Mortgage Assn To Michael Lynch & Kelly Lynch, March 18 Continued on page F2
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• BUILDER Continued from page F1 “We removed a decent-sized screen porch, which was pretty dilapidated, to expand the family room to 700 square feet. It has an eight-foot ceiling, windows on three sides and a French door that opens to a covered back porch, which looks out onto an acre of mature oak trees. The house sits on a hill so the view from that back area is really spectacular,” Finn said. The remodel project will cost the property owners $190,000, Finn said. “What we did is transform a cute little 1920s ranch into a five-dormer, Cape Cod house increasing the real estate value by 150 percent. I don’t think they (family of five includes husband, wife and three children) are selling and moving. They have lived there eight or nine years and like living where they are,” Finn said. Like many of his projects, the North Barrington remodel came via a referral from a former customer. “We get a lot of referrals,” he said. Finn’s company, which bears his name, is based at 1244 West Northwest Highway in Palatine. Formed in 1991, his company has completed more than 370 custom homes and remodeling projects throughout the Northwest suburbs with 85 percent of them in Arlington Heights. “We completed 24 projects in 2012 and plan to do the same number this year. They are remodels, additions and all kinds of stuff. Business is picking up nicely,” he said. “We are dedicated to quality craftsmanship and design using only the finest materials. Our experienced team can provide you with anything from a custom new dream home to beautiful custom kitchens and bathroom remodeling, attic remodeling and more.” Finn said he keeps his construction prices in the neighborhood of $200 per square foot. “We keep our (profit) margins down to stay competitive,” he said. Besides improving the quality of life, Finn noted a remodel can double the value of a house. “We tell our clients that, in today’s economic environment, if they are going to live in the house five years or less, they will not get a return on their investment. If they are going to live there longer than five years, they will.” Economic conditions change and his advice does likewise. Finn offers free consultations on the building process. “We go out and talk to the people involved. We assess what they want, then we have another meeting to show them some preliminary plans and the pricing. If it fits into their budget and we agree on a design, then we can go to contract,” he said. For information, call 847-3584133, visit www.patrickafinn.com or e-mail email@example.com. One of his five 2012 Key Awards was for a kitchen remodel in Barrington Hills. Finn recognizes the importance of a kitchen which is why he will host a free kitchen seminar from 10 a.m. to noon April 27 at his office in Palatine. “The seminar will talk about new kitchen trends, how to design a functional kitchen and how to add value to your kitchen,” Finn said. Finn plans to sponsor four open houses this year, two at client work sites and two at his office. He also will be looking at more entries, besides the Barrington
Continued from page F1 $92,000, 1003 Yellowstone Ln, Harvard 60033-3278, 01-36-329-020, Pamela S Miller To Enrique Mercado, March 14 $105,000, 1312 Sage Ln, Harvard 600337601, 01-26-378-027, Federal National Mortgage Assn To Maria Gundalupe Romo, March 15 $666,500, 25046 State Route 173, Harvard 60033, 01-31-400-004, Joy Stewart To Wilkening Trust, March 14
One of Patrick A. Finn’s kitchen design seminars will be 10 a.m. to noon April 27 at the builder’s office in Arlington Heights. One of his kitchen designs in Barrington Hills received a silver Key Award from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago in late-2012. Hills house remodel, for the HBAGC Key Awards. “Like last year, I am assuming we will have five entries this year,” he said. That is good news to Rita Unzner as the McHenry native manages the HBAGC, the sponsoring trade association of the awards. There were more than 70 entries in 2012 and she hopes for an equal number in 2013. “These Key Awards recognize exceptional work in the Chicago area home building industry. It has long been considered one of the most prestigious annual awards programs for housing excellence,” Unzner said. “I talk to a lot of consumers and they tell me they want people who care about their business and their product,” she added. “Builders have to keep up with the consumer who is seeking well educated, knowledgeable companies. Patrick stays ahead of the game so he can understand consumers’ needs. He is upfront, honest and delivers what he says he will deliver.” Finn made the annual listing of the country’s top remodelers of 2012 by Professional Remodeler magazine. Each year the magazine compiles lists of remodeling leaders in each of the top 20 remodeling markets in the United States. Prospective clients learn which firms compete by the most jobs and earn the most revenue in a local market. Finn was the only home remodeling and custom home build-design firm listed from Chicago’s north and northwest suburbs. For a complete list visit www.housingzone.com/ annual-listing. Unzner commented on Finn’s string of wins in recent years. “He is highly regarded amongst his peers,” she said. “Our association is different than others as we do not simply accept photographs submitted by builders for their project entries. We have judges that go out and rate the entries on a score of one to 100. We visit each one of these projects, add up the scores and then come up with the winners.” The HBAGC covers McHenry, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake and Will Counties. For information, visit www. hbagc.com or call 630-780-7490.
$276,000, 9941 Grimley St, Huntley 60142-6047, 18-20-477-026, Ryland Group Inc To Refugio R Perez & Rebecca Perez, March 13 $285,000, 11301 Fitzgerald Ln, Huntley 60142-7038, 18-32-202-013, Fannie Mae To William G Webb & Sarah N Webb, March 15 $310,000, 11144 Caldwell Dr, Huntley 60142-2419, 18-21-427-014, Drh Cambridge Homes Inc To Tanyka H Kureishy & Nadeem Z Kureishy, March 14
Each of the stand-alone ranch models at Maples at the Sonatas neighborhood in Woodstock has access to a private and landscaped courtyard. Prices for these single-family ranches in Woodstock range from $207,990 to $232,990.
Annual parade set for Sunday at Maples NORTHWEST HERALD WOODSTOCK – Maples at the Sonatas will host a Parade of Homes from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Epcon Communities, the developer of this neighborhood, is the sponsoring agency. This event i[Marker]s once per year and gives potential home buyers an opportunity to view models from the Cathedral Series of attached townhouse units and the Courtyard Series of single-family units. For informatio, call 815-334-0340 or visit www.EpconCommunities.com. Maples is a maintenance-free community as normal upkeep is the responsibility of a home owner's association. Monthly fees are in the $150 range. Maintenance includes shoveling snow off sidewalks, plowing snow from driveways or spreading salt, grass cutting, landscaping, mulching, and exterior building upkeep. Residents have access to a heated in- ground swimming pool and a clubhouse furnished with a fireplace, pool table, flat screen TV, kitchen and great room, which can be reserved for private gatherings. “This once-a-year event allows us to show potential buyers both decorated models as well as a number of personally owned homes that are not normally available for tour,” sales manager Carol Lyons said. “Many people have never had the chance to see the interior of occupied homes. It provides a great opportunity to speak with current homeowners as well as see different furniture layouts and ideas.” Stand-alone ranches are the 1,516 square-foot Pala-
Home Loan Mtg Corp To Geoffrey Karst, March 15 $169,000, 409 Crystal Lake Rd, Lake In The Hills 60156-1214, 19-20-352-007, Roland C Ambrose To John Labahn, March 15 $200,000, 840 E Oak St, Lake In The Hills 60156-6177, 19-21-332-056, W L S C Lp To Dan Deserto & Janine Jozwiak, March 14 $330,000, 4875 Coyote Lakes Cir, Lake In The Hills 60156-6512, 18-25-130-002, Plote Homes Llc To Kenneth Melchionna & Linda Melchionna, March 14
ISLAND LAKE HEBRON $115,000, 11669 Amberwood Dr, Hebron 60034-9202, 03-16-129-004, Pablo Castaneda To Daniel Linneman, March 15 $123,000, 1572 Tamarack Trl, Hebron 60034-8504, 03-17-376-005, Russell R Schmidt Jr To Alfredo M Lopez & Gurgina G Lopez, March 15
HUNTLEY $136,500, 10736 Shenandoah Dr, Huntley 60142-6767, 18-34-378-005, Agnieszka Rapacz To Thr Property Illinois Lp, March 15 $175,000, 12708 Grandview Dr, Huntley 60142-9789, 18-05-126-003, Fannie Mae To Ivan Nazario & Tammi Nazario, March 15 $245,000, 9960 Berkshire Ln, Huntley 60142-2411, 18-21-478-008, Drh Cambridge Homes Inc To Dustin A Wolf & Alyssa M Rowland, March 13 $276,000, 13337 Bittersweet Ln, Huntley 60142-7752, 18-31-481-002, Bruner Grymski Trust To Gerald Ginter & Jerigg A Ginter, March 12
$120,000, 3504 Highland Dr, Island Lake 60042-9531, 15-20-280-068, Bank Of New York Mellon Ttee To Alejandrina Perez, March 12
$258,500, 2209 Bison Ln, Johnsburg 60051-5203, 09-01-227-010, Obenauf Trust To Daniel R Germann & Devon A Germann, March 18
$65,500, 1016 Hale St, Marengo 601522347, 11-25-313-006, Fannie Mae To Kevin Clancy & Jennifer Pfaffinger, March 15 $193,011, 375 South St, Marengo 601523085, 16-02-228-009, Judicial Sales Corp To Hud, March 13
LAKE IN THE HILLS $82,000, 154 Northlight Passe, Lake In The Hills 60156-4948, 19-19-436-005, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Sjba Llc, March 13 $95,000, 2984 Impressions Dr, Lake In The Hills 60156-6277, 18-14-455-027, Wilmington Trust Co Trustee To Blahut Trust, March 14 $151,000, 920 Noelle Bnd, Lake In The Hills 60156-5652, 18-23-330-015, Fannie Mae To Scott Andrychowski, March 18 $155,500, 2560 Waterford Ln, Lake In The Hills 60156-6322, 18-23-179-002, Federal
$63,000, 662 Morris Ct, Lakemoor 600518630, 10-32-283-034, Kristi L Costa To Sara L Stasiak, March 12
McHENRY $83,500, 2231 Concord Dr, Mchenry 60050-8323, 14-10-483-021, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Troy Roesslein & Janet Roesslein, March 13 $94,000, 2643 Evergreen Cir, Mchenry 60050-8020, 09-23-301-031, Hud To Sean Alan Klechak, March 12 $95,000, 4937 Abbington Dr, Mchenry 60050-5428, 09-34-353-006, John E Fogleman To Andrew M Lewis & Christine M
zzo, the 1,754 square-foot Portico, and the 1,994 squarefoot Promenade. Depending on floor plan, prices range from $207,990 to $232,990. Each ranch has a dry-walled two-and-a-half car garage, tray ceilings and wide windowscapes. Fireplaces are options. These units do not share common walls with neighbors and each of them has access to a private and landscaped courtyard. Maples at the Sonatas also has two attached floor plans which are built in a pinwheel format, which allows each unit to live as an end unit. Both the Abbey, a 1,718 square-foot home priced at $184,990, and the Canterbury, a 1,816 square-foot home priced at $199,990, display stone and fiber-cement-board siding, brick architectural accents, and differing rooflines. Ranches come standard with raised panel interior doors with colonial trim, lever handles, and ceramic floor tile in the entry foyer, plus an appliance package. They also feature central air conditioning, energy-efficient gas forced-air heating and a quick recovery 50-gallon water heater. Lucky homeowners who choose to purchase homes within Maples at the Sonatas never need to worry about shoveling snow off of their sidewalk, plowing snow from the driveway or spreading salt as the community offers a convenient maintenance-free lifestyle. These tasks along with grass cutting, landscaping, mulching, and exterior building maintenance, are the responsibility of the homeowners’ association. A sales center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Epcon Communities has built over 26,000 ranchstyle housing in the United States.
Lweis, March 14 $108,000, 506 Brookwood Trl 315, Mchenry 60050-5194, 14-04-253-014, Wells Fargo Bank Trustee To Thr Property Illinois Lp, March 18 $114,500, 301 Burr Ave, Mchenry 600507722, 10-05-476-007, Dennis G Aubert To Enrique Munoz & Garcia Munoz, March 18 $115,000, 516 Legend Ln, Mchenry 600508010, 09-32-428-032, Donald M Kaptur Jr To Ruth Roper, March 15 $125,000, 209 Canterbury Dr, Mchenry 60050-5163, 09-33-482-009, Federal National Mortgage Assn To Christopher Viohl, March 18 $159,000, 3101 River Birch Ct, Mchenry 60051-7915, 09-26-280-024, Emilia T Nicholson Estate To Dowe Trust, March 18 $165,000, 575 Grand Meadow Ln, Mchenry 60051-3768, 10-20-327-005, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Daniel J Wormley & Elizabeth M Ludwick, March 18 $170,000, 205 N Bauer Rd, Mchenry 60050-5698, 09-35-451-013, Ronald W Wood To Johnk P Janikowski & Christine E Verba, March 12 $260,000, 6521 Waterford Dr, Mchenry 60050-8041, 09-32-376-010, Fannie Mae To Matthew Zmich & Erin Thackwray, March 15
60072-9654, 09-08-276-002, Jeffrey R Mahovsky To Benjamin J Deangelis, March 12
SPRING GROVE $275,000, 8405 Eagle Rdg, Spring Grove 60081-8508, 04-24-328-011, Matthew S Biggerstaff To Eric J Sterbenz & Alexis C Sterbenz, March 15
WONDER LAKE $85,000, 3608 Westwood Dr, Wonder Lake 60097-9416, 08-13-257-001, Joanne L Fritz To Bradley D Boyle & Debra M Boyle, March 18 $132,000, 3104 Fen Trl, Wonder Lake 60097-7592, 08-14-452-016, Hud To Edward M Canto, March 14 $134,000, 5606 Woodlane Dr, Wonder Lake 60097-9150, 09-06-179-009, Kee Trust To Lisa A Weber, March 12 $149,000, 9909 Creekside Dr, Wonder Lake 60097-7542, 08-14-352-001, Federal National Mortgage Assn To Ray E Reynolds & Jennifer A Deacon, March 18 $155,000, 9355 Rachel Dr, Wonder Lake 60097-8182, 08-14-404-001, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To American Homes 4 Rent Properti, March 18
WOODSTOCK RICHMOND $62,000, 5410 May Ave, Richmond 600719491, 04-16-201-028, Fannie Mae To Derek Schultz, March 13
RINGWOOD $242,000, 6307 Barnard Mill Rd, Ringwood
$145,000, 3005 Castle Rd, Woodstock 60098-9228, 13-16-351-006, Matt Ellett To Adrian Avila & Arturo Avila, March 15 $175,000, 1937 Sebastian Dr, Woodstock 60098-2298, 08-33-101-017, Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp To Timothy Schroeder & Marta Schroeder, March 15
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Commercial - Spring Grove Northwood Acres Custom Home
$82,500 BRIGHT OAKS TOWNHOME 3 story end unit in a nice location to enjoy open space from the large deck with pergola. 3BRS, 2 full baths, finished family room in the lower level. Enjoy the complex amenities: pool, clubhouse & playground. Short Sale MLS#08309557 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook
$163,500 OPEN SAT & SUN 12-4 1124 E. DANBURY Townhome living at its best! Impeccable ranch unit featuring cathedral clngs, skylites, updated kitchen, 2 frpls, finished bsmt w/3rd bedrm/bath, family rm, office area & sewing rm. New furnace & A/C in 2012. MLS#08285985 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook
Gary J Koopman
Gary J Koopman
Gary J Koopman
$24,900 TIRED OF HIGH TAXES? This very spacious home is the answer! Two bedrooms (including large master) and two baths. Lots of closet/storage space. Great location, lovely lot. MLS#08096434
CENTURY 21 Roberts & Andrews Sharon Lane
$269,000 BUY NOW and move in time to enjoy summer on the Fox River & play golf & dine at the Cary Country Club across the road. Updated 2BR, 1 1/2 bath waterfront ranch w/wood burning frpl, lge deck, unfinished bsmt, 2 car garage & boat dock.MLS#08247971 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook 847-639-8700
$425,000 1212 Mink Trail, Cary Illinois Over 3600 sq ft w/island kit, maple cabinets, all SS appliances, great room concept. Luxury master w/steam shower & dbl vanities. Princess suite & Jack/Jill bedrooms.1st floor den, 2nd flr laundry. Lg yard backs to bike path. Coldwell Banker Honig Bell
$227,500 DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE to own this lovely 4BR, 2 1/2 bath home with finished basement & professionally landscaped yard w/patio & pergola. Updated kitchen, formal LR w/french doors & bay window, separate dining rm. Convenient to everything location. MLS#08281292 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook
$840,000 CHAIN O’LAKES LAKEFRONT Amazing Price for Prestigious Pistakee Bay 4BR 4-1/2BA Lakefront Ranch. Approx 2.6 Park Like Wooded Acres (can be subdivided). High on Hill w/Incredible Panoramic Views. Indoor Pool & Spa, 40x37 Cedar Pole Barn & 3.5 Car Gar! MLS#08098669 All Waterfront Real Estate Plus
Lake in the Hills $147,500 ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS Relax on the wraparound deck of this 4BR home nestled amongst towering oaks. Oak hardwood flrs throughout 1st floor, spoil yourself master suite w/2nd frpl, walk-in closet,cathedral clng & private balcony.Short Sale MLS#08117616 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook
Gary J Koopman
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Gary J Koopman
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Lake in the Hills
$154,900 UPDATED RANCH Come take a look at this 3BR (1 used as DR) ranch featuring lots of hardwood flrs, bay window in living rm, man cave in partially finished bsmt, 2 1/2 car garage & fenced yard with patio. Too many “news” & “newer” to list. MLS#08298978 CENTURY 21 Sketchbook
Shirley M Rochford
$58,000 506 Navajo Trail 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in 55+ community! Pergo flooring,SS appliances,lots of cabinets,countertop in kitchen~Double WI closets in master bedroom~spacious LR~large deck~2 car garage~closing OK~not short sale,just great deal! Century 21 New Heritage 815-382-1815
$339,900 21108 Ratfield Road Quality custom built home on 1+ Acre! Full English basement w/bath,bed and kitchen. Vaulted ceilings w/skylights. Dream kitchen, fireplace w/brick hearth, 3+ car garage and more! RE/MAX Connections II
$235,000 16007 Highbridge Road Single family, 2 br, 2 ba. total updated large eat in kitchen, first floor large laundry room, fire place, out buildings, 2nd floor finished with pine siding 12000 sq ft RE/MAX Connections II 847 812 2961
NMLS # 225024
$100,000 ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! Spacious home in need of updating. Four bedrooms, two baths, walkout basement, two car garage. New roof in 2010, new well pump. On a large corner lot with MLS#07977459 amazing views of the lake! Boat and trailer included! CENTURY 21 Roberts & Andrews
Rita M Valley
Rita M Valley
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$265,900 10 Acres Voss Road Gorgeous building site, circular drive, great views, large oaks and pine trees. Horses and out buildings ok. No covenants. Minutes to I-90. Seller willing to divide into 5 acre parcels. RE/MAX Connections II
$244,000 STUFFED WITH UPGRADES! Two story home with four bedrooms, two full and one half baths, full basement, two car garage. Den, family room, dining room, sunroom. Master suite with private bath with soaker tub and shower. Located in “The Sonatas.” MLS#08125215 CENTURY 21 Roberts & Andrews 815-245-3918
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$169,900 DUTCH CREEK ESTATES! The perfect spot for your dream home! 3.765 acres backing to wetlands. Site plan on file, septic permit was applied for. Call for more details! MLS#08294260
CENTURY 21 Roberts & Andrews Rita M Valley
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Spring Grove $450,000 MULTI-USE PROPERTY, B2 ZONING! Main building with 30x60 heated area and passage to 30x120 unheated area. Office with heat and 1/2 bath. Pole barn with two 16x14 overhead doors. Security MLS#08143964 cameras, 3-phase electric, city sewer. Call for more details. CENTURY 21 Roberts & Andrews Connie Moffit
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Carpentersville Raised Ranch 2400 Sq Ft, 9 Rooms, 4BR, 3BA New appliances, carpeting, large fenced yard, deck, $285,000. 847-381-4843 ~ 708-204-3823
CRYSTAL LAKE 1 BEDROOM
Newly remodeled 3rd floor, appl, laundry in building. $795/mo includes water, no smoking. 847-613-7864 CRYSTAL LAKE 2 BEDROOM Garage, NO PETS, $800 + sec. 815-459-1543
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MARENGO ESTATE 3BR 2.5BA New Pella windows. New kitchen cabinets, 2 car garage on large lot. $180,000 OBO. 815-784-2317
No smoking/pets, $800 + sec. 815-893-0059 ~ Lv Msg
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We pay heat, water, garbage. W/D in building, no pets. $820/mo + sec. 815-404-4278
CRYSTAL LAKE 2BR CRYSTAL LAKE 2BR
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10239 Horseshoe Close
Beautiful 4 BR Home In Boulder Ridge Estates On 1.17 Acre. Custom Oak Cabinetry W/ BuiltIns. Granite Counter Tops, Eat-In Kitchen Open To Fam rm. 1st Fl Laundry. Wrap Around Porch
We will buy your house as is for cash, free of closing!
Crystal Lake. 2BR, 2BA. Spacious 1st floor. Quiet bldg. W/D in apt. $950/mo. 815-566-5211 Crystal Lake: Dowtown Lrg. Modern Loft, 2BR, open concept Kitch/LR/Grt rm. Sun! frplc. W/D in unit. sec. & 1st mo. rent. Avail 6/1 $1075/mo. 815-482-1600
FOX LAKE 1 BR,
Laundry on-site, no pets, Sect 8 OK, $670/mo + sec. 847-812-9830
Estela Becker Prudential Starck 815-540-4980
Fox Lake Feels like a Condo
BIG 1BR ~ Maplewood cabinets in kit, ceramic flrs, crown mldg, big DR area, balcony, prkg. No dogs. Agent Owned 815-814-3348
Beautiful 4 BR home on 1.6 acre golf course lot Upgrades throughout!
Fox River Grove Spacious 2BR
Woodstock Studio $585/mo+sec. Efficiency $550/mo + sec.1-BR $650/mo + sec, all 3 furn'd w/all utils incl. No Pets. 815-509-5876
$775/mo, across from metra. 224-622-1859 847-516-8437
Crystal Lake On Lake HARVARD Autumn Glen Spacious 2 bdrm Apts avail Free extra storage Free heat!! Pets welcome! Rents from: $733* 1st month free ~or~ Free 55” flat screen TV CALL TODAY! 815-943-6700 www.gallinacos.com M-F: 10am-6pm Sat: By Appt (*includes special)
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815-334-9380 McHenry - Route 31 IRISH PRAIRIE APTS
1 & 2 BEDROOM
WOODSTOCK 1BR $595 All appliances, wall to wall carpet. A/C, balcony/patio, storage, on site lndry. No pets. 847-382-2313 Cell # 708-204-3823
CRYSTAL LAKE 2BR CONDO
HEBRON 1 BEDROOM
Quite building, appliances + W/D. A/C, storage. No smoking/pets. $645/mo + sec includes heat only. 815-355-2158
Spacious 1, 2, & 3BR Apts
All appl, patio, private entrance. $750 - 900, garage available. 815-455-8310
Harvard Remodeled Large 2BR With appl, heat and water incl. 2nd floor, $635/mo, no pets. 815-382-4508
SPRING SPECIALS Starting at $780
ISLAND LAKE 2 BEDROOM
Near All Shopping!
Quiet building, no pets. $825 + security. 847-526-4435
Lake In The Hills 1 Bedroom Incl walk-in closet, 1 bath, W/D, 1 car garage, no pets, $875/mo. 847-224-3567 Lake In The Hills Very Modern Bright 2BR, 2BA ~ Dining area, Balcony, $1075 + util, no pets. Agent Owned 815-814-3348
McHenry Next to Riverwalk 2BR, 1BA, quiet, secure building. 1st floor, lndry, no pets. $810/mo. Avail mid May. 847-347-8808
Marengo Large 1 & 3 BR most utilities included Broker Owner $650 & UP 815-347-1712
Marengo: 2BR $650/mo Large living rm, big back yard.
2735 Crystal Way
$498,000 BREAKING NEWS available 24/7 at NWHerald.com
Crystal Lake 1BR $760
Quiet building, hardwood floors, heat and water incl. No pets. 815-455-6964 Check out McHenryCountySports.com for local prep sports and video.
McHenry $199 Move-In Special Large 1BR, from $699. 2BR, 1.5BA from $799. Appl, carpet and laundry. 815-385-2181
HARVARD 2 BEDROOM
Newly remodeled, quiet building. Available NOW! $700/mo. 815-560-1392 ~ 815-560-1391
McHenry -Large studio/1BR some utilities included, balcony $650 and up Broker Owned 815-347-1712
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SPRING SPECIALS 1BR & 2BR Starting @ $710 Ranch Style Homes with Private Entrance and Porch 62 or Better/Close To Everything * Income Restrictions Apply Call Catherine for Appt to View Your New Home! 815-206-4000
ALGONQUIN - 2 BEDROOM
Algonquin: large 1BR, 1BA,w/ balcony, main floor $760/mo. Broker Owned 815-347-1712
Cary. 3BR, 2 BA TH All appls, C/A. Pool. Available May 1. No pets. No smoking. $1250/mo+sec. 815-459-9358
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Quiet and clean building with storage, laundry and parking. $800/mo. 847-401-3242
Affordable Apts. Garage Included
CARY 3 BED 2 BATH TOWNHOME $1200 a month. Newly painted. 2 parking spaces & access to community pool. Appliances included. Contact Cindy 773-3874798 or Mike 773-419-8525
Richmond. 1BR Upper in Victorian home. Bright & sunny. Appls. $650/mo. No lease. Pets ok. 773-820-1070
Union - Large Upper 1BR Water and garbage included. $600/mo+sec. Available now. 847-561-5752
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WOODSTOCK WILLOW BROOKE APTS Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms Rents Include: Water & Sewer Garbage Removal FREE: Pool & Fitness Center
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2 bath, W/D, garage, $950/mo + 1 mo security. 815-355-7118
HEBRON 2BR CONDO
McHenry 2-3BR, 2-3BA Almost New! 2 car, appls. Rent To Own, $1150-$1250/mo. Pets OK. Available now. 815-385-5525
Crystal Lake: spacious 1BR w/garage, $790/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712
Beautiful Views! Large wooded grounds, beach, may have boat, 3-4 bedroom, 1.5 bath, porches. NO PETS! $1750/mo. 630-655-2888 Crystal Lake. 2BR, 1BA. Newer carpeting, all appls, spacious yard. $1000/mo. 847-910-4611 HARVARD FARM, 6 acres, beautiful 4 bedroom home, 2 barns, 4 stalls, organic gardens, outdoor living, horses, farm animals okay, for rent/buy $1600/month. 815-679-7368 Huntley. 4BR, 3.5BA, full finished bsmnt, pool, 2 car garage. All SS appls, W/D. $2250/mo. 847-337-6336 LAKEMOOR - 4BR 2BA, LVRM, FAMRM, Eat-in kit w/all appl. W/D, & C/A. 2 car Gar w/frig & freezer. Fenced backyard w/ deck & patio $1450/mon & 1 mon/sec dep. Dogs negotiable w/pet dep. Avail 7/1 815-344-4592
MARENGO 2BR DUPLEX
1.5BA, 1st floor laundry room. Full basement, 2 car garage. $1050 + sec. 815-568-6311
MARENGO 3BR, 2BA, 2000SF Newly remodeled, possible 5-7 ac totally private farmette.1000 sq ft wrap-around deck, heated garage. 2 story building,1300 sq ft heated. $1700/mo. 312-607-6406
Marengo Large Spacious 2 BR
McHenry 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath
Large living, dining, sun room. Full basement. 1 car gar. $850 + sec. 847-812-2961
WOODSTOCK 3 BEDROOM 1.5 Bath, A/C, Stove, Refrigerator, Garage, No Pets. Broker Owned. 847-683-7944 HURRY!!
Cary. 3BR House. 1.5BA. Full bsmnt. 2.5 car garage. Appls, W/D. Broker Lic. $1275/mo + sec dep. 815-354-4575 Crystal Lake 3BR, 2BA 2 car garage, exc. cond. Avail. June 1st. $1500/mo. Licensed Realtor 815-236-0772 Buying? Selling? Renting? Hiring? To place an ad, call 800-589-8237 Northwest Herald Classified
Country Home. Sunroom, appls. $900/mo + security. Add'l rental space in out bldgs may be avail. Call Nancy 847-204-6192
McHenry Patriot Estates 2BR, 2BA + Loft TH Master with luxury BA. Full bsmt, 2 car garage. $1250/mo + sec. 1BR, 1BA Ranch Duplex Full basement, 2 car, $1100/mo. Age Restrictions may apply. Free Health Club Membership. Pet Friendly. 815-363-5919 Or 815-363-0322
MCHENRY ~ 4 BEDROOM
Pets OK. D/W, W/D hook-up, C/A. $1150/mo, available now! 773-510-3643 ~ 773-510-3117 MCHENRY- Ranch 3BR. 1BA. 1½ car garage. LG fenced in yard w/ brick patio. Close to park, school & shopping. No pets or smoking. $1050/mo. Call 815-338-3434.
Page F4• Thursday, April 25, 2013 Richmond. Just over the border in Twin Lakes. 2BR, 1BA ranch home with all hardwood & ceramic floors, cent air, on Conservation District Trail, 1 3/4 attchd garage $895 mo. Land Management Properties 815-678-4771 Spring Grove 3BR, raised ranch, 2BA, fireplace, deck, large yard, 2 car gar., $1350/mo. 847-438-8800 Spring Grove Cottage Studio. All utils incl. Direct TV. Storage on premise (13x25'). No pets. $675/mo+sec. 815-675-1460 Wauconda. Newly decorated. Adult community. No pets. Units from $645-$795/mo+sec. 847-526-5000 Leave Message.
WONDER LAKE EAST SIDE Nice, newer 2 bedroom, all appl, fenced in back yard, c/a and lake rights, $925/mo. 815-344-1839 WONDER LAKE, E – 3BR, 2BA Fam. rm, Lg. yd, WD, DW, AC, new cpt. Off street prkg. $1100, sec. + credit check. 815-690-9490. Wonder Lake: large 3BR, 1BA, 1 car garage, fenced yard, east side of lake $975/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712
WOODSTOCK 3 BEDROOM 1.5 bath, living, dining, bonus room, W/D, 1 car detach garage. $1200/mo + util + background check required. 815-338-4140 Woodstock: 2BR, full basement, huge 2+ car garage, $990/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712
Crystal Lake Large Bedroom Furnished, large closet, all utilities. Full cable, internet incl. W/D, lake privileges, non smoking, $120/wk. 815-356-8545 ~ Aft 6pm HARVARD Large home, house privileges, close to train. $400/mo, includes utilities. Call 847-404-7930
$750 for 1625 Sq Ft commercial space for rent. 25' wide x 65' long. 12'x14' overhead door. New and clean. Has heat and bathroom. Call Chuck @ 815-482-0224
INSIDE SNOWMOBILE STORAGE April 1st- Oct. 1st *2 place-$175. *3 place and up - $200. 847-683-1963
Woodstock: 2100sq ft, overhead door, heavy power, $750/mo. Broker Owned 815-347-1712
Crystal Lake Hurry Last One Left Clean Office Suite. 400 SF. Incl. all utils + High Speed DSL. $525/mo. 815-790-0240
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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION S/B/M CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC Plaintiff, -v.NELSON BERRIOS, CASSANDRA A. GALARZA, OMAIDA BERRIOS, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 10 CH 2649 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on August 29, 2012, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 6, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1107 NORTH CHAPEL HILL ROAD, McHenry, IL 60051 Property Index No. 09-25-479028. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $162,776.11. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will
pur receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/151507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g) (1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number C10090011. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney File No. C10090011 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 10 CH 2649 TJSC#: 33-4423 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I523298 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 11, 18 & 25, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.SANDRA RASMUSSEN AKA SANDRA R. RASMUSSEN, et al Defendants 10 CH 2713 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 14, 2013, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 16, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 6605 GALWAY DRIVE, McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 14-05130-002. The real estate is improved with a single level white single family home with a two car attached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701 (C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff's Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300,
CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1019587. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1019587 Case Number: 10 CH 2713 TJSC#: 33-5105 I523340 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 11, 18 & 25, 2013.)
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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, -v.DOUGLAS BOUREY, KRISTIN D. ALBANESE Defendants 12 CH 1083 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 28, 2012, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 22, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 4213 PRAIRIE AVE., McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 09-27-210015. The real estate is improved with a townhouse. The judgment amount was $137,834.83. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC, 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 541-9710. Please refer to file number 121106. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street Suite #1125 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 541-9710 Attorney File No. 12-1106 Case Number: 12 CH 1083 TJSC#: 32-30336 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector at-
tempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I527321 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 25, May 2, 9, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS EVERBANK Plaintiff, -v.RAYMOND N. GRILLI, CHERYL A. GRILLI AKA CHERYL GRILLI Defendants 12 CH 2652 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 17, 2013, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 3, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway,
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ongr y, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, THE LAND IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 812 PETER ST., McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 15-29-304027. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $192,438.08. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its
purs credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the fore-
purc closure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago,
icago IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR, IL 62523 (217) 422-1719 Case Number: 12 CH 2652 TJSC#: 33-9396 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I527404 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 25, May 2, 9, 2013.)
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, -v.SANDRA RASMUSSEN AKA SANDRA R. RASMUSSEN, et al Defendants 10 CH 2713 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 14, 2013, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 16, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 1 IN FINAL PLAT SHAMROCK FARMS SUBDIVISION NEIGHBORHOOD 6 BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, RECORDED AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2006R0077168, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 6605 GALWAY DRIVE, McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 14-05130-002. The real estate is improved with a single level white single family home with a two car attached garage. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701 (C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff's Attorneys, One
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prope y open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/151507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g) (1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number C10090011. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney File No. C10090011 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 10 CH 2649 TJSC#: 33-4423 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I523298
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION S/B/M CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC Plaintiff, -v.NELSON BERRIOS, CASSANDRA A. GALARZA, OMAIDA BERRIOS, UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS Defendants 10 CH 2649 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on August 29, 2012, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 6, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 19 IN BLOCK 7 IN EASTWOOD MANOR UNIT NO. 1, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AUGUST 15, 1955 AS DOCUMENT NO. 296453, IN BOOK 12 OF PLATS, PAGE 45, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 1107 NORTH CHAPEL HILL ROAD, McHenry, IL 60051 Property Index No. 09-25-479028. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $162,776.11. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be
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eys North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1019587. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1019587 Case Number: 10 CH 2713 TJSC#: 33-5105 I523340 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 11, 18 & 25, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, -v.DOUGLAS BOUREY, KRISTIN D. ALBANESE Defendants 12 CH 1083 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on November 28, 2012, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on May 22, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 1 IN ROBINO-LADD RESUBDIVISION OF LOTS 1, 2, 3 AND 4 IN RESUBDIVISION OF LOTS 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 AND 13 IN BLOCK 10 IN LAKELAND PARK UNIT NO. 4, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED MARCH 23, 1976 AS DOCUMENT NO. 659036 IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 4213 PRAIRIE AVE., McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 09-27-210015. The real estate is improved with a townhouse. The judgment amount was $137,834.83. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC, 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite #1125, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 541-9710. Please refer to file number 121106. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. JOHNSON, BLUMBERG & ASSOCIATES, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street Suite #1125 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 541-9710 Attorney File No. 12-1106 Case Number: 12 CH 1083 TJSC#: 32-30336 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I527321 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 25, May 2, 9, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS Bank of America, N.A. PLAINTIFF Vs. Paul L. Barnhart III; Holly B. Barnhart; Rolene Marie Barnhart; Lake
in the Hills Property Owners' Association; Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants DEFENDANTS 12 CH 02311 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU: Holly B. Barnhart, Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants, That this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit: LOT 2 AND THE WEST 30 FEET OF LOT 3 IN BLOCK 9 IN LAKE IN THE HILLS ESTATES UNIT NO. 12, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED APRIL 29, 1953 AS DOCUMENT 264707, IN BOOK 11 OF PLATS, PAGE 77, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 804 Rosemarie Algonquin, IL 60102 and which said Mortgage was made by: Paul L. Barnhart III, Holly B. Barnhart the Mortgagors, to Source One Mortgge Services Corporation, as Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document No. 04R 032564; and for other relief; that summons was duly issued out of said Court against you as provided by law and that the said suit is now pending. NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court 2200 N. Seminary Woodstock, IL 60098 on or before May 28, 2013, A DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU AT ANY TIME AFTER THAT DAY AND A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRAYER OF SAID COMPLAINT. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 15W030 North Frontage Road, Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 DuPage # 15170 Winnebago # 531 Our File No. 14-12-26806 NOTE: This law firm is deemed to be a debt collector. I527113 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 25, May 2, 9, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE BEFORE THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION OF THE VILLAGE OF ALGONQUIN IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF WENDY'S OLD FASHIONED HAMBURGERS LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given in compliance with the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Algonquin, Illinois, that a public hearing will be held before the Planning and Zoning Commission of the Village of Algonquin upon the application of Wendy's relating to the following described real estate: commonly known as 245 S. Randall Road, PIN 19-29-301-005, approximately 1 acre. This application is filed for the purpose of a major amendment to the Planned Unit Development (PUD), to remodel the existing building, pursuant to, but not limited to, the requirements of the pertinent Sections of the Algonquin Zoning Ordinance (21.09, 21.11, 21.12, 21.18, and 21.19 and other relevant Sections). A public hearing before the Planning and Zoning Commission on the said application will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 13, 2013, at the Algonquin Village Hall Board Room, 2200 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, Illinois, at which time and place any person determining to be heard may be present. /s/Planning and Zoning Commission Village of Algonquin (Published in the Northwest Herald on April 25, 2013 #A785)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY- SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS EVERBANK Plaintiff, -v.RAYMOND N. GRILLI, CHERYL A. GRILLI AKA CHERYL GRILLI Defendants 12 CH 2652 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on January 17, 2013, an agent of The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 3, 2013, at the NLT Title L.L.C, 390 Congress Parkway, Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Lot 128 in Portens Hickory Knoll, being a Subdivision of part of the Southwest of Section 29, Township 44 North, Range 9, East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof recorded December 8, 1924 as Document No. 66171, in Book 5 of Plats, Pages 21 and 22, in McHenry County, Illinois. Commonly known as FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, THE LAND IS COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 812 PETER ST., McHenry, IL 60050 Property Index No. 15-29-304027. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $192,438.08. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property
ope y Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC, 111 East Main Street, DECATUR, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. HEAVNER, SCOTT, BEYERS & MIHLAR, LLC 111 East Main Street DECATUR, IL 62523 (217) 422-1719 Case Number: 12 CH 2652 TJSC#: 33-9396 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I527404 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 25, May 2, 9, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MC HENRY COUNTY WOODSTOCK, ILLINOIS Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. PLAINTIFF Vs. Travis J. Hofer a/k/a Travis Hofer; Katie A. Hofer a/k/a Katie Hofer; Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants DEFENDANTS 13 CH 00036 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU: Travis J. Hofer a/k/a Travis Hofer, Katie A. Hofer a/k/a Katie Hofer, Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants, That this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to-wit: LOT 6 IN BLOCK 7 IN PISTAKEE HIGHLANDS UNIT NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AUGUST 11, 1953 AS DOCUMENT NO. 268489, IN BOOK 11 OF PLATS, PAGE 86, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 5616 Agatha Drive, Johnsburg, IL 60050 and which said Mortgage was made by: Travis J. Hofer a/k/a Travis Hofer, Katie A. Hofer a/k/a Katie Hofer, the Mortgagor(s), to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document No. 2006R0088881; and for other relief; that summons was duly issued out of said Court against you as provided by law and that the said suit is now pending. NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court 2200 N. Seminary Woodstock, IL 60098 on or before May 13, 2013, A DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU AT ANY TIME AFTER THAT DAY AND A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRAYER OF SAID COMPLAINT. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 15W030 North Frontage Road, Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 DuPage # 15170 Winnebago # 531 Our File No. 14-13-00116 NOTE: This law firm is deemed to be a debt collector. I523834 (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 11, 18 & 25, 2013.)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS
PRAIRIE COMMUNITY BANK, an Illinois Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. MONROE E. SMITH III; UNKNOWN OWNERS and NON-RECORD LIEN CLAIMANTS, Defendants. No. 13 CH 644 PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite Affidavit having been duly filed herein, NOTICE IS HEREIN GIVEN YOU, UNKNOWN OWNERS; AND NON-RECORD LIEN CLAIMANTS, Defendants in the above-entitled action, that an action is now pending in this Court as shown above, wherein the Plaintiff seeks to foreclose a mortgage made to PRAIRIE COMMUNITY BANK, with respect to the following described real estate: The North 5 Rods of the South 8 Rods of Lot 30 of the Assessor's Plat of part of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 36, Township 44 North, Range 5 East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the plat thereof recorded June 22, 1867 in Book 40 of Deeds, Page 525, in McHenry County, Illinois. PIN: 11-36-303-006 NOW, THEREFORE, you are further notified to file your appearance in the Office of the Clerk of the Court above stated on or before May 16, 2013, and if you fail to do so or do not otherwise make your appearance on or before said date, this cause may be heard and judgment entered as prayed for in said Complaint without further notice. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court at my office in Woodstock, Illinois, this 4th day of April, 2013. /s/ Katherine M. Keefe, Clerk of the Circuit Court McHenry County, Illinois (SEAL) (Published in the Northwest Herald April 11, 18, 25, 2013)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 22ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT McHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS Case No: 13 CH 715 THE HARVARD STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT SCHWARTZ and DAWN SCHWARTZ; UNKNOWN TENANTS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS and NON-RECORD LIEN CLAIMANTS, Defendants. PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit having been duly filed herein, NOTICE IS HEREIN GIVEN YOU, Unknown Tenants, Unknown Owners and NonRecord Lien Claimants, Defendants in the above-entitled action, that an action is now pending in the Court as shown above, wherein Plaintiffs seek to foreclose a mortgage made by ROBERT SCHWARTZ and DAWN SCHWARTZ, with respect to the following described real estate: Parcel 1: The West Half of Government Lot 1 (except from said West Half of Government Lot 1 the East 990 feet thereof) in the Northwest Quarter of Section 5, Township 45 North, Range 6 East of the Third Principal Meridian, in McHenry County, Illinois, situated in the County of McHenry and the State of Illinois. Commonly known as: 19017 Lincoln Road, Harvard, IL 60033 PIN: 07-05-100-006-0000 Parcel 2: The West 75 feet of Lot 8 in Block 8 in E. E Ayer's Addition to Harvard, being a Subdivision of part of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 46 North, Range 5, East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof recorded December 17, 1875, in Book 59 of Deed, page 304, in McHenry County, Illinois. Commonly known as: 209 1/2 Ratzlaff, Harvard, IL 60033-9675 (Parcel 2) PIN: 07-05-302-005-0000 NOW, THEREFORE, you are further notified to file your appearance in the Office of the Clerk of the Court above stated, on or before May 31, 2013, and if you fail so to do, or do not otherwise make your appearance on or before said date, this cause may be heard and judgment entered as prayed for in said Complaint without further notice. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said Court at my office in Woodstock, Illinois this 18 day of April, 2013. Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of the Circuit Court of McHenry County, Illinois Donald F. Franz #6216090 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 455 Coventry Lane, Suite 107 Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (815) 459-4900 (Published in the Northwest Herald April 25, May 2, 9, 2013 #A768)
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BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO HARRIS N.A., Plaintiff, v. JAY P. GBUREK; UNKNOWN OWNERS and NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). Case Number 13 CH 733 FORECLOSURE PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the McHenry County Circuit Court, Woodstock, Illinois, by the Plaintiffs against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to-wit: LOT 83 OF THE ASSESSOR'S PLAT OF SUB PLAT OF PART OF SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 44 NORTH, RANGE 5 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, RECORDED IN BOOK 1 OF PLATS, PAGE 9, DATED JULY 7, 1884, EXCEPT THAT PART OF LOT 83 LYING NORTH OF A LINE 4 FEET NORTH OF THE MOST NORTHERLY PART OF A GARAGE LYING ON THE PREMISES, ALL IN THE CITY OF
MARENGO, MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PIN: 11-36-376-017 Common Address: 404 Maple Street, Marengo, IL 60152 and which said Mortgage was entered into by Harris N.A. as the Mortgagee in the amount of $121,000.00 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document Number 2006R0054838. And for such other relief prayed; that summons was duly issued out of the said McHenry County Circuit Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU, the said above defendant(s), file your answer to the complaint in this case or otherwise file your appearance in the Office of the Clerk of McHenry County, located at 2200 N. Seminar Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, on or before the 27 day of May, 2013, a default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCE TO RUN WITH
THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Dated: April 22, McHenry, Illinois
OWNERS and NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). Case Number 13 CH 737 FORECLOSURE PUBLICATION NOTICE
/s/ Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois Keough & Moody, P.C. Attorney Number 6237432 1250 East Diehl Road, Suite 405 Naperville, IL 60563 (630) 245-5068 firstname.lastname@example.org (Published in the Northwest Herald April 25, 2013 May 2, 9, 2013 #A775)
PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., as successor in interest to HARRIS N.A., as successor in interest to HARRIS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, v. JAMES J. FILIAGGI; MARGARET A. FILIAGGI; THE VILLAS AT CREEKSIDE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, AN ILLINOIS NOT-FORPROFIT CORPORATION; UNKNOWN
The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the McHenry County Circuit Court, Woodstock, Illinois, by the Plaintiffs against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit: THAT PART OF LOT 16 IN CREEKSIDE OF ALGONQUIN - THE MEADOWS AND THE VILLAGE PHASE 1, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 AND PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 30, ALONG WITH PART OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 31, ALL IN TOWNSHIP 43 NORTH, RANGE 8 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED FEBRUARY 9, 2000 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2000R0007228, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16; THENCE NORTH 08 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID
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LOT 16, A DISTANCE OF 41.14 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 81 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 59 SECONDS EAST, 65.92 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 16; THENCE SOUTH 08 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 41.14 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 16; THENCE NORTH 81 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 16, A DISTANCE OF 65.92 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PIN: 19-30-451-017-0000 Common Address: 2 Waterfront Court, Algonquin, IL 60102 and which said Mortgage was entered into by Harris Trust and Savings Bank as the Mortgagee in the amount of $191,000.00 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document Number 2003R0076746. And for such other relief prayed; that summons was duly issued out of the said McHenry County Circuit Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU, the said above defendant(s), file your answer to the complaint in this case or otherwise file your appear-
yo appe ance in the Office of the Clerk of McHenry County, located at 2200 N. Seminar Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, on or before the 27 day of May, 2013, a default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCE TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. Dated: April 22, McHenry, Illinois
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MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO HARRIS N.A., v. DENISE M. VOLLMER; DENISE M. VOLLMER, TRUSTEE UNDER THE DENISE M. VOLLMER LIVING TRUST DATED MAY 8, 2008; UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE DENISE M. VOLLMER LIVING TRUST DATED MAY 8, 2008; WATERS EDGE CONDOMINIUM NO. 1 ASSOCIATION OF MCHENRY, AN ILLINOIS NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION; BMO HARRIS BANK N.A., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO HARRIS N.A.; UNKNOWN OWNERS and NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). Case Number 13 CH 738 FORECLOSURE PUBLICATION NOTICE The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, Defendant(s) in the above entitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the McHenry County Circuit Court, Woodstock, Illinois, by the Plaintiffs against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit:
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PARCEL 1: UNIT 505-B IN WATERS EDGE CONDOMINIUM NO. 1 AS DELINEATED ON SURVEY OF LOTS 5, 10, AND 11 IN BOONE VALLEY PLAT NO. 8, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTION 33 AND 34, TOWNSHIP 45 NORTH, RANGE 8, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED ON MARCH 23, 1976 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 659037 AND AMENDMENT TO PLAT RECORDED NOVEMBER 16, 1976 AS DOCUMENT NO. 679700 IN MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS, WHICH SURVEY IS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT "A" TO DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP MADE BY MCHENRY STATE BANK, AS TRUSTEE UNDER TRUST NO. 164, RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF DEEDS OF MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 676038, ON OCTOBER 1, 1976 TOGETHER WITH A PERCENTAGE OF THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT TO SAID UNIT AS SET FORTH IN SAID DECLARATION AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME. PARCEL 2: EASEMENT APPURTENANT TO PARCEL 1, A PERPETUAL EXCLUSIVE, EASEMENT FOR PARKING PURPOSES IN AND TO PARKING SPACE NO. G-505-B DEFINED AND SET FORTH IN SAID DECLARATION AND SURVEY.
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Northwest Herald / NWHerald.com OF THIS NOTICE. PIN: 09-33-279-102 Common Address: 505 North Thornwood Drive, Unit B, McHenry, IL 60050 and which said Mortgage was entered into by Harris N.A. as the Mortgagee in the amount of $125,000.00 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of McHenry County, Illinois, as Document Number 2006R0076275. And for such other relief prayed; that summons was duly issued out of the said McHenry County Circuit Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. NOW THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU, the said above defendant(s), file your answer to the complaint in this case or otherwise file your appearance in the Office of the Clerk of McHenry County, located at 2200 N. Seminar Avenue, Woodstock, Illinois, on or before the 27 day of May, 2013, a default may be entered against you at any time after that day and a decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THE TIME IN WHICH THE SUBJECT REAL ESTATE MAY BE REDEEMED FROM FORECLOSURE, PURSUANT TO LAW, COMMENCE TO RUN WITH THE FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION
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/s/ Katherine M. Keefe Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois Keough & Moody, P.C. Attorney Number 6237432 1250 East Diehl Road, Suite 405 Naperville, IL 60563 (630) 245-5068 email@example.com (Published in the Northwest Herald April 25, 2013 May 2, 9, 2013 #A777)
PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 2009-00583 TO: EDWARD NOWICKI, EDWARD NOWICKI, CITIBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INDIAN RIDGE ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED, AND ALL UNKNOWN OWNERS, OCCUPANTS, BENEFICIARIES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR PARTIES INTERESTED. A Petition for Tax Deed on the premises described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of MCHENRY County, Illinois, as Case Number 10-TX-010041. On 08/21/2013, at 1:30 PM, the Petitioner will make application to such Court in WOODSTOCK, Illi-
nois, for an Order on the petition that a tax deed be issued if the real estate is not redeemed from the sale. The real estate is described as follows, to wit: 09-07-259-011 and was sold on 10/18/2010, for general taxes for the year 2009. The period of redemption will expire on 08/09/2013.
the sale. The real estate is described as follows, to wit: 09-07-261-001 and was sold on 10/18/2010, for general taxes for the year 2009. The period of redemption will expire on 08/09/2013.
the sale. The real estate is described as follows, to wit: 14-12-328-024 and was sold on 10/18/2010, for general taxes for the year 2009. The period of redemption will expire on 08/09/2013.
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LAND OF LINCOLN SECURITIES, LLC, PETITIONER
LAND OF LINCOLN SECURITIES, LLC, PETITIONER
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LEGAL NOTICE CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 2009-01726
LEGAL NOTICE CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 2009-02139
TO: NEIL WYKES, JENNIFER WYKES, HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC AS SUCCESSOR TO BENEFICIAL ILLINOIS, INC, ORCHARD HEIGHTS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., RYAN WYKES, AND ALL UNKNOWN OWNERS, OCCUPANTS, BENEFICIARIES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR PARTIES INTERESTED. A Petition for Tax Deed on the premises described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of MCHENRY County, Illinois, as Case Number 10-TX010042. On 08/21/2013, at 1:30 PM, the Petitioner will make application to such Court in WOODSTOCK, Illinois, for an Order on the petition that a tax deed be issued if the real estate is not redeemed from
TO: PALATINE NATIONAL BANK, AS A TRUSTEE OF A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED 1/4/84 AND KNOWN AS TRUST 4229, BMO HARRIS BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS SUCCESSOR TO PALATINE NATIONAL BANK AS TRUSTEE OF A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED 1/4/84 AND KNOWN AS TRUST 4229, BMO GLOBAL CAPITAL SOLUTIONS INC. AS SUCCESSOR TO PALATINE NATIONAL BANK AS TRUSTEE OF A TRUST AGREEMENT DATED 1/4/84 AND KNOWN AS TRUST 4229, AND ALL UNKNOWN OWNERS, OCCUPANTS, BENEFICIARIES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR PARTIES INTERESTED. A Petition for Tax Deed on the premises described below has been filed in the Circuit
LEGAL NOTICE CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 2009-00588 TO: ANDREW J FOX, DARRELL D FOX, INDIAN RIDGE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED, AND ALL UNKNOWN OWNERS, OCCUPANTS, BENEFICIARIES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR PARTIES INTERESTED. A Petition for Tax Deed on the premises described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of MCHENRY County, Illinois, as Case Number 10-TX010047. On 08/21/2013, at 1:30 PM, the Petitioner will make application to such Court in WOODSTOCK, Illinois, for an Order on the petition that a tax deed be issued if the real estate is not redeemed from
Thursday, April 25, 2013 • Page F9 Court of MCHENRY County, Illinois, as Case Number 10-TX-010044. On 08/21/2013, at 1:30 PM, the Petitioner will make application to such Court in WOODSTOCK, Illinois, for an Order on the petition that a tax deed be issued if the real estate is not redeemed from the sale. The real estate is described as follows, to wit: 15-32-351-008 and was sold on 10/18/2010, for general taxes for the year 2009. The period of redemption will expire on 08/09/2013. LAND OF LINCOLN SECURITIES, LLC, PETITIONER (Published in the Northwest Herald, April 18, 25, May 2, 2013. #A650)
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PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR BIDS Notice is Hereby Given by the Board of Education of Community High School District #155 that on Friday, May 10, 2013, at 3:00 P.M., sealed bids will be accepted and publicly opened for providing asbestos abatement at Crystal Lake Central High School, 45 W. Franklin St., Crystal Lake, Illinois, and Cary-Grove High School, 2208 Three Oaks Rd., Cary, Illinois. Bids received after stated date and time will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. A MANDATORY pre-abatement walk through will be conducted on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Central High School located at 45 W. Franklin St., Crystal Lake, IL. The Cary-Grove High School mandatory walk through will be conducted immediately following. Abatement specifications will be available during the walk through. All contractors submitting bids must be in compliance with the Prevailing Wage Act as enacted by the State of Illinois.
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All persons interested in bidding shall deliver, in accordance with the requirements, specifications, and provisions of the said Board of Education, a sealed bid to the Secretary of the Board of Education at the District #155 Center for Education, One South Virginia Road, Crystal Lake, Illinois, on any regular business day between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., prior to t The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. By the Order of the Board of Education of Community High School District #155 /s/Theodore L. Wagner President, Board of Education /s/ Mary Scherenberg Secretary, Board of Education (Published in the Northwest Herald April 25, 2013 #A780)
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Page F10• Thursday, April 25, 2013 Village lith.org. Sealed proposals must be submitted by 10 a.m. on May 8, 2013 when all proposals will be opened and read. All interested parties are invited to attend.
d Apr /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 12, 18, 25, 2013 #A644)
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given by the Board of Education, Fox River Grove School District 3, McHenry County, Illinois, that sealed lump sum bids will be received for the following: PROJECT: Roofing 2013 OWNER: Fox River Grove School District 3 403 Orchard Street Fox River Grove, Illinois 60021 847-516-5100
Public Notice is hereby given that on April 5, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as CREATING GIFTS located at 814 WIGGINTON DRIVE, CRYSTAL LAKE, IL 60014
Description: generally the work may be described as follows: Reroofing and related work.
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Document Date: the bidding documents are dated 16 April 2013. Document Availability: the bidding documents are available from Architect by email without cost, contact the Architect. Bidding documents are for viewing at the office of the Architect.. Complete Bids: bidders shall enter the necessary information in all blanks on the Bid Form and shall include all additional bid submittals required by the Bidding documents. Bidders shall make use of complete documents to prepare bids. Bid Security: all bids offered must be accompanied by bid security in the form of cash, certified check or bid bond made payable to the Owner in the amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the aggregate of the bid as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted a contract will be entered into and the performance of the contract properly secured. Time Bids Held Good: no bid shall be withdrawn, modified, or cancelled without the consent of the Owner for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening of Bids. Pre-Bid Meeting: a pre-bid Meeting will be held at 3:30 PM, 24 April 2013, Algonquin Road Elementary School, 975 Algonquin Road, Fox River Grove. Attendance is not mandatory. Site Visits: bidders may visit the site by appointment only. Contact Rick Miller (847) 812-3307 to schedule a visit. Bidders shall report to the school office on arrival. Owner's Rights: the Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any informalities at its discretion. Bonds: the successful bidder for the project is required furnish Performance and labor and material Payment Bonds in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the bid amount, with sureties to be approved by the Owner, and in the form required by the Bidding documents. Insurance: the successful bidder is required to furnish insurance in form and amounts required by the Bidding documents, including guarantee of indemnity to the Owner and Architect against any and all claims which might arise for damages to persons or property due to the negligence of himself, his employees or agents, during the construction of said improvements and until the said improvement has been finally accepted as complete by the Owner. Prevailing Wage: the successful bidder is shall pay not less than the prevailing rates of wages to all laborers, workmen, and mechanics performing work under this contract, as ascertained by the Illinois Department of Labor, and shall submit certified payroll records, in compliance with the Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130) and the requirements of the Bidding Documents. Headings: headings in this notice are for reader's convenience and are not intended to limit the scope of the information. (Published in the Northwest Herald April 25, 2013 #A772)
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PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on March 27, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as IMPERFECTIONS STUDIO located at 4708 WILLIAM STREET, MCHENRY, IL 60051 Dated March 27, 2013. /s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 11, 18, 25, 2013 #A640)
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1989 Bayliner Capri 1700 Bow Rider, 85HP motor with trailer. $2300. 847-658-3782
Upright Freezer. Kenmore Stainless Steel. Good cond. 70X31x32” $400. McHenry. 847-970-8394 WASHER - Kenmore 80 series needs timer other wise works good $50. 847-293-5812 WASHER / DRYER MATCHING SET Maytag Performa. Heavy duty. Excellent condition. $300 for pair. 815-276-9571
78 RP RECORDS
All in sleves, excellenet condition plus some 33 records, $300/all. 815-307-3151 BUTTER CHURN - Antique Wooden Butter Churn 18" high, the barrel is constructed with oak wood slats & 4 brass bands & 10" diameter at the bottom tapered to 8-1/2" at the top. The dasher stick is 42" long. It is in excellent used condition and is very clean. This is a fun piece for country decoration and can be used for storage. $165. Bring cash. 815-236-1747 CHAIR - Antique Child's Red Wooden Chair - 24-1/2" high at back. $28. McHenry. 815-236-1747 Depression Glass--Clear Iris Herringbone. 6 each--stem water goblets, stem champagne glasses, stem juice glasses, dessert bowls. Two candleholders, one medium clear bowl, and one larger amber bowl. $225 for set. Call 815-363-0801 Galleries Collectibles. Pictures avail upon req. $10. 815-404-9765
$8250 Body in very good condition. White Diamond DVD Call for more information. 815-338-5360
Harley Davidson - Black Leather Riding Pants!! M-L in size. Like NEW - must see online photo!! Leather Lace up sides and Snap Waist! $150. 815-382-4305 Harley Davidson - Black Leather Riding Pants!! M-L in size. Like NEW - must see online photo!! Studded sides, double buckle belt front waste & zip up. $150. 815-382-4305 HARLEY DAVIDSON - M size, Black Leather lined skirt with leather laced up both sides, like new! Must see online picture! $100 815-382-4305 HARLEY DAVIDSON Women Leather Jacket - XL, angled zipper, lots of studs! see photo online - Like New! $175. 815-382-4305 HARLEY DAVIDSON Women's Leather Jacket - Excellent Condition! L/XL size - Style #97048, studs & leather lace up!! Must see picture online! $150. 815-382-4305 HARLEY DAVIDSON Women's Jacket - style # 9005 - L, Zipper front and sleeves, and belt. Good condition $ 150.00 See photo online 815-382-4305 HARLEY DAVIDSON Women's Leather Jacket - L / XL, Square Studding back, front and elbows. Snaps up - Excellent Condition! See photo online $150. 815-382-4305
Fitted, hooded, waist length. Marino, medium, $15.00. 630-346-2476 LEATHER COAT, WOMEN'S BLACK 3/4 LENGTH JONES OF NEW YORK SIZE XL $40 JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353 Prom Dress size 2 floor length spaghetti straps, ivory w/simple embroidery, never worn, new $110 asking $50 815-693-0542 SATCHEL PURSE - Lg Vinyl Brown / Khaki W Cargo Pant Pockets. 18" W x 14" H. Black lining w/ pockets of same material. $35. McHenry 815-236-1747 Slacks – Mens – 16 Pair – Size 42 & 44 – Great Shape $55 for all 815-455-2877 SUZUKI RACING/RIDING JACKET New, never worn! Black and Silver, padding and inserts for protection! Large - Must see online photo! $125. 815-382-4305 TRENCH COAT - Woman's Black classic, genuine U.S. Military issue, Double breasted, 6 button front, belt & 2 pockets, NEW, 24R, $135, please call 815-477-9023
Wedding Dress ~ Elegant Sz 10-12 with beaded flowers, 5'-7” tall. Purchased Bonwit Teller, $200. 815-653-9303
Reconditioned Appliances Lakemoor 815-385-1872 DRYER - Gas Kenmore 80 series large capacity works great. $175 or best offer. 847-293-5812 DRYER - KENMORE ELITE Gas, XL Capacity, $135 815-351-6567
DRYER ~ ELECTRIC
Whirlpool, great condition! $175. 262-723-1746 Dryer. Maytag. Gas. White. Great condition. $299. 630-973-3528
FREEZER ~ CHEST
7.5 cu ft, good conditon, works great, $60. 815-355-2158 Microwave – Sharp Carousel Black 14x14 Excellent Condition -Perfect For College Student $20 847-658-4608 Microwave: 30” Overhead $100 815-742-1631 Get Bears news on Twitter by following @bears_insider
815-459-0260 Light Fixture Beautiful, contemporary for kitchen or dining room, exc cond. $30. 847-829-4546
ASPHALT ROLLER 1-1/4 Ton and Trailer, both redone, parts and paint, $2800. 815-382-4009
CHINA - Homer Laughlin Georgian Eggshell pattern china. Made in USA in 1940's. Service for 8 plus extra replacement pieces and 7 serving pieces. Photos emailed upon request. $150. Cash only. Call Dolores @ 815-219-0204. Collector's Plate-John Wayne 1st edition by Endre Szabo, 1976. Two John Wayne DVD sets, sealed. Two large, John Wayne, unused postcards. $30. turquoisesilver@hotmail LASER IMAGE - Pieta, etched on 12 in. granite tile, image of Blessed Virgin Mary holding her beloved son Jesus. Unique gift, comforting and reverent. Exceptional quality, NEW. $60. 815 477-9023. Pabst Blue Ribbon Collection Many unique items. $120 obo. Call 815-356-5826
CAMERA - Sony Cybershot 12.1mp Camera (manual, charger, cables). Like new. $55. 847-421-0818
Do you have a Laptop to Donate? 262-723-1746
Sony – 5 Disc $30 815-459-4586 EARTEC Simultalk 24G full duplex 4 station setup with 4 cyber headsets $275 firstname.lastname@example.org 815-355-3804 Flat Screen Monitor. LG, 17" Screen, like new condition, $25.00. 815-353-6412
Painting, antique, reverse on glass. Japanese style landscape w/ mother of pearl house by river. 26” by 17. Wood frame. Slight damage in 1 spot. $50. Island Lake. turquoisesilver@hotmail
SURROUND SOUND RECEIVER
40 American Indian,some over 100 years old, good condition. $95/set 262-279-2968 Records – 200 78RPM's – 100 45's – No Jackets – Some In Sleeves - $30obo 847-639-5406 after 5pm SIDEBOARD - Antique Walnut Sideboard. Mint condition, Circa 1935. Two drawers and two doors, carved legs & inlaid burled wood. $350. Call 815-363-0801 TOOL BOX - Antique Refinished Pine 28-1/2" x 13" x 8-3/4" w/ 7 sectioned drawer & brass latch dowel carrying handle. $145. McHenry. 815-236-1747 VANITY - Beautiful pine vanity with attached mirror & center drawer. This beautiful antique piece was brought from England by the dealer. 37-1/4" wide, 20" deep & 29-1/2" to top of vanity. Mirror 22-3/8" wide by 35-3/8" high. Center drawer has metal pull & 14" wide. Legs & side mirror supports have charming decorative sculptured detail. $475. 815-236-1747 VICTROLA - Antique Victor Talking Machine in working condition, record storage behind cabinet doors. $375. 815-477-9023
Waterfall Vanity & Bench
BABY ITEMS - 3 car seats, used for only 1 child 1 Fisher Price toddler over 40 lb 1 Fisher Price toddler 20-40 lb or infant to 20 lb and 1 Gerry infant car seat. Also have Gerry umbrella stroller and Graco walker All items in storage for 15 years All free. Call 815-363-7285 Beatrix Potter Benjamin Bunny Large Framed Nursery Art - Lovely framed print is perfect for the bunny themed nursery. Vivid and detailed, excellent condition. $35. 815-477-9023 DIAPERS ~ 100% COTTON New in package, flat 27”x27”. $8/dozen, pre-fold, 14”x20”. $9/dozen. 630-721-0068 Double Stroller like new conditon $50 815-742-1631 High Chair $10 815-742-1631 Pack & Play - Graco $30. High Chair – Fischer Price Space Saucer $25. Smoke Free House - Like New Condition 815-236-6051 9am-5pm Toddlers Bed, White Good Condition, $50. 815-742-1631
2 Roadmasters mt 18 speed bikes $50/both 815-385-5147 Bicycle: Men's Giant Suede DX BICYCLE, (2011) Size Large. $250.00 (815) 560-1527 BOYS MOUNTAIN BIKE – Outcast, Rhino, 24", shocks, aluminum frame, great cond. $30. 815-477-0655
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BIKE AUCTION Adult - Youth - Child
! Over 100 Bikes ! SAT, APR 27 10-Noon Route 14 & Dole (Rain Date: Sat, May 4) Mens Next 18 speed comfort bike with Shimano shifting and front shock suspension. Gel comfort seat. Bought last year. Excellent condition. $100/obo 815-451-4431 after 9am. SCHWINN BIKE - Girls hot pink 20 inch with streamers and basket, no rust, ready to ride, excellent shape. $85. 815-477-9023.
Oak, 48”, white marble top, 41” oakk medicine cabinet, $50/ea. 815-991-5721 Afte 6pm Bathroom Vanity ~ Brand new 60” counter top, neutral. $75/firm. 815-322-3948 Black Plastic Poly Pipe 1 1/4” in diameter, in coils 100ft or longer $.35 ft can be used for drainage, water, electric. Call 815-459-1015 CLAWFOOT BATHTUB ~ ANTIQUE Good condition, $125.00. 815-943-6937
ANTIQUE OAK CHAIR - 36" high at back & seat 16-1/2" wide. 2 curved accent braces as shown. Chair is in excellent condition and is very sturdy. $52. 815-236-1747 ARMOIRE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER $250 OBO. Solid oak armoire style entertainment center by Cappacio Brothers. 72hx36wx21d. See pictures on NWHERALD online classified. Larry 847-516-0346 ARMOIRE STYLE BOOKCASE $200 OBO Solid Oak bookcase / hutch with a lower cabinet, drawer, glass doors and shelves. See photo at NWHERALD online classified. Larry 847-516-0346 BED FRAME - Full size bed frame. $30. 847-639-2685
PATIO TABLE & CHAIRS. $80. 44” Round Patio Dining Table. 4 all-weather chairs with 360-degree swivel & rocking motions for lounge-style relaxation. Table can flatten for easy storage. Email tleva73@gmail or call Tony 847-651-8370 Will email photos if interested. Pictures/Tropical Palm Trees (2) $35/ea. 847-829-4546
Recliners – 2 – Lane Brown Leather Great Shape - $400. for the pair Cash 815-459-8811
Solid walnut, sturdy for active children, optional matching desk and hutch, $100. 815-455-4425 aft 4pm
ROCKER - Lazy boy cloth upholstery rocker dark green with small mauve color floral print. Excellent condition $40. 815-900-1807
CABINET ~ OAK
Roll Top Desk. 54" x 30" $75.00 or best offer. (815) 560-1527
TV/Entertainment Center, $160. You buy and get a FREE TV! 815-385-2496 ~ 847-409-2496 CART - Vintage style solid oak tea/wine cart with removable serving tray. Stained glass inset, brass accents. Two drop down sides for extra serving space on top. Perfect condition. $200. 815-356-5958
Child's Table and Chair
Roll Top Desk. Oak. $200 815-355-2158 Round oak coffee table and (1) round end table, $80/both. 815-301-7168 SLEEPER SOFA – Beige Sleeper Sofa for sale. Good condition. Some wear on arm-rest. Mattress never used. $200 or best offer. You haul it. Call 815-342-6663.
SOFA & LOVESEAT
CAMERA - Nikon Coolpix 10.0mp Camera. (manual, Charger, Cords). $30. 847-421-0818
Gas and Water Pumps: $150 815-943-6937 JAR - Glass w/ metal Lid. Outside red w/ ridges in glass. Top opening 5" diameter, Jar is 7 1/2" diameter & 7" high. $25. McHenry. 815-236-1747 MIXING BOWLS - 3 matching: "Hall's Superior Quality Kitchenware - Eureka Homewood Pattern". Lg 8 5/8", Med 7 3/8", Sm 6 1/8". $65. McHenry. 815-236-1747
at Lucky Brake Bicycle
Concrete Steel Wall Forming Brackets, $3/ea.
Black, Admiral, 5 cu ft, runs good! $60. 815-653-9698
Doll - Porcelain Doll World
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk
BOOK #18124-A Public Notice is hereby given that on September 10, 2012, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, concerning the business known as CLIPPERS MOBILE GROOMING located at 1807 BEECHNUT DR., HOLIDAY HILLS, IL 60051 which certificate sets forth the following changes in the operation thereof:
Johnson, 25HP, good motor. $200. 815-701-4302
Motorcycle Tires - Harley Davidson 1992 FXR front and rear mags & AVON Venom-X tires, $300 847-487-1650
PUBLIC NOTICE McHenry County will accept sealed bids for #13-33 TRAFFIC SIGNAL COORDINATION AND TIMING (SCAT) STUDY due May 21, 2013, at 2:00 PM (CST), in the office of Donald A. Gray, Director of Purchasing, McHenry County Administrative Building- Room 200, 2200 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock, IL 60098. Prospective bidders may obtain bidding documentation at www.co.mchenry.il.us or http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/ departments/purchasing/Pages/ index.aspx or by contacting the purchasing department at 815334-4818. All contracts for the Construction of Public Works are subject to Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12).
REFRIGERATOR - GE Profile Black Refrigerator 23 cu. ft. Side-by-Side with ice maker and water dispenser. $600. 847-961-6257
2007 NISSAN SENTRA $9500. 815-757-0336
OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
2000 Harley Ultra Classic. Many extras. Fire Red & Black Pearl. Garage kept. Low miles. $14,000 OBO. Call Mike: 708-651-6219
Public Notice is hereby given that on April 5, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and postoffice address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as
REFRIGERATOR (moving so needs to go) older but runs great. $65 obo. 815-307-5603
2004 Sterling Straight truck. 22 ft box. Air brakes. CDL req. 33,000 GVW. $5000 847-344-8230
/s/ Katherine C. Schultz County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald April 11, 18, 25, 2013 #A642)
25HP Evinrude, $200. 815-245-8805
Asking $85/obo. 815-344-4385
Dated April 5, 2013.
ARCHITECT: RuckPate Architecture 22102 North Pepper Road, Suite 201 Barrington, Illinois 60010 (847) 381-2946 tel, (847) 304-1218 fax
Bids Due: bids will be received until 1:00 PM, 8 May 2013, at the administration office of the Owner and will be publicly opened and read at that time.
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Printer ~ Digital Photo Sony DPPEX50. Prints wonderful pictures, $55/obo. 847-829-4546 Sony, model STR-D911 with remoted, $75. a815-578-0212
TARGUS NETBOOK CARRYING CASE NEW $10 708-602-8353 JOHNSBURG AREA
TV - 21”
Magnabox, works good, $30. 815-653-9698
TV - 27” Panasonic
Works good, $20. 847-658-3269
Merlot, excellent condition! Pet and smoke free, $399. 815-459-6751 2'x2', self storing legs, 3 padded folding chairs, 2 Tots canvas folding chairs, $20. 815-943-5566 9am-5pm
Sofa & Loveseat: Nicoletti Italian cream, leather, great condition. Call for pictures. $995 OBO 847-669-0392
China Cabinet. Oak. $200. 815-355-2158 China Cabinet. Solid medium dark wood. $300 847-890-1381
Sofa Sleeper – Green & Burgandy Plaid – Queen Size – Like New $300obo 815-455-5964
COFFEE & SIDE TABLES
Glass and brass, oval, $75, $125/both. SOFA TALBE, Smoked Glass, $50 815-385-4353 COFFEE TABLE - UNIQUE Lobster cage design with glass top. Excellent condition. Purchased new $500. Will sell for $50. Call 815-344-2734 COMPUTER DESK – White w/Aluminum Legs 46x30” Rounded w/Side Folding Table 24” Diameter $15 847-658-4608 Computer Desk. Storage & large drawer. $40 815-355-2158 COTTAGE TABLE & CHAIRS - Round table with chairs, great for small kitchen, 1st apartment. Cute set. $195. 815-477-9023
Weider platinum 600 workout machine. good shape runs great $150/obo. 815-566-1155 Weidner Master Trainer Exercise Machine In good shape. $100 847-302-7009
ROOSTER - 1 & HENS - 3 free. Good layers. 815-566-1155 Snowblower: 3 Stage 7 ft New Idea Snowblower works well, must sell $400 815-560-1760 Tractor: John Deere 3020 gas power shift tractor, new rear rubber front like new, runs great $6500 815-560-1760 Water Trough for sale. 100 gallon capacity. Excellent Condition. No leaks. $60. 847-639-2685 Wide Front for Farmal M , 400 & 450 excellent shape w/hubs, rims, and tires, no weld or cracks $550/OBO must sell 815-560-1760
Wood bunk bed set with desk, quality set! $200 815-301-7168
HAY – Large & Small Squares. Alfalfa/Grass Mix. STRAW – Small Squares. 815-979-0654
With 6 drawers, good condition! $75.00. 847-428-3294 10a-8p
TREADMILL - Precor 9.27 treadmill for sale. Excellent condition. $1500. 847-639-2685
WINE RACK Metal with glass top. Holds 21 wine bottles, 36”x16”, $95. 847-829-4546
DESK ~ SOLID WOOD
TV TOSHIBA 20” DVD/VCR combo, excellent working condition! $125 847-829-4546 TV: 36 inch Toshiba $75 815-385-5147 TV: 50” RCA HD works great $275 815-923-2909
Hyber-Tension, $200/obo. 815-209-5665
VINTAGE HUTCH - Charming cottage decor, 2 piece for easy transport, three display shelves, drawer and cabinet at base for additional storage. Dimensions: 67 H x 31 W x 18 D. $295. 815-477-9023
All Purpose Saddle Wintec Wide, black, 16.5” seat with Cair panels. Adj gullet. Like new! $350. 815-693-0542
Wood, 20x66x29H, 36x72x29H. $80. 847-476-6771
Sit-Up Machine ~ Powertech
TABLE - Round 3 foot high top table, walnut color $100. 815-900-1807 TV STAND/PLANT STAND Oak, 37”Hx15”Wx12”D. Excellent cond $85. 847-829-4546
Desk Set - 2 Piece
TV – LCD, Sanyo Model CLT1554. 15" Screen, Great for Kitchen $60, 815-276-1668 after 4
Bo-Flex. $150. 815-301-7168 Rebounder Mini Trampoline. Instrutions, CDs incl. Used once, like new! $99. 815-344-3354
TABLE - Rectangle Table: coffee color hand carved. 72” by 40” ( 6 ft x 3.4 ft). $300. 815-900-1807
DINETTE SET - Laminate butcher block & chrome dinette set. 48" table with 12" leaf. 6 fabric chairs. Photos emailed upon request. $50. Cash only. Call Dolores @ 815-219-0204 Dining Room Set: solid hardwood, 2 leaves & custom table pads, 6 chairs, hutch, server, excellent condition $595/OBO 815-337-5699 Dining Room Table & Chairs. Traditional. $350. 847-890-1381
DRESSER ~ SOLID WOOD
French Provincial, 6 drawers, white and gold, good condition. $50. 847-428-3294 Entertainment Center – Capaccio – Oak – 56”Hx56”Wx21”D – Hidden Doors – Leaded Glass Door w/Pull Out Shelf – Extra Storage Below New $800/Asking $199obo 847-658-3772 Algonquin Entertainment Center. Solid oak, beveled glass doors. Pictures available. $200. 815-354-2462
3 months old, $250. 815-385-2496 ~ 847-4092496 HIGH CHAIR - Antique Pine Child's. 39" high 17" wide with removable metal tray. Tray arm lifts. McHenry $125. 815-236-1747 LADDER - NICE 14 FOOT LADDER. $70. Excellent Used Condition. Text or call Katy 815-409-9261
Carmel colored, seats 3, 6 cushions, matching hassock. $300. 847-602-1230 10a-7p LEATHER OFFICE CHAIR WITH WHEELS - Adjustable height, adjustable armrests, excellent used condition. $60. Text or call Katy with questions: 815-409-9261
LOVESEATS ~ RECLINING (2)
Leather, black, $240. 815-344-1357 Mattress Sealy / firm, full size brand new in plastic, never used. $230. 815-900-1807 Office Chair Like new condition $50 815-742-1631
ANTIQUE DRY SINK - Charming shabby chic painted wood antique dry sink with attached adjustable mirror and white enamel metal bowl. 25-3/4" wide, 21-1/2" deep & 29" high. 2 attached wood towel racks on each side for a total width of 33". White enamel bowl 15" diameter, 6" deep. Bottom shelf 6" from floor. Top section with mirror is 20-1/2" high & 25-3/4" wide & has 2 drawers, each 6" wide & 2-3/4" high. $400. 815-236-1747
Office Filing Cabinet, 4 drawer steel vertical filing cabinet, letter size, 15" x 18" x 49", built in lock secures top 2 drawers, 2 keys included, tan in color, excellent condition, $75, call 847-804-5484.
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Kieffer Munchen, med tree. Brown, 16” seat, $200. 815-693-0542
BAR STOOLS - Quality set of 3 durable hardwood with larger seating area than your regular bar stool, classic style and casual comfort, perfect for your kitchen island or breakfast bar. Excellent $95. 815-477-9023 CHINA - Homer Laughlin Georgian Eggshell pattern china. Made in USA in 1940's. Service for 8 plus extra replacement pieces and 7 serving pieces. Photos emailed upon request. $150. Cash only. Call Dolores @ 815-219-0204. Cubicles/drawers white laminate, seven. $20 best. Great for organizing closet or whatever. Get it off the floor! Call 815-814-8138. Dehumidifier. Maytag. Good condition. $50. 815-209-5665 George Foreman Rotisserie. Never used. $20. 847-829-4546 Vase-Czech Republic. Clear crystal, "Regent" flair style, 14” high. Pair clear crystal candlestick holders. Austria, 3 1/2" inches high. Both items new/old. $40. Island Lake. email@example.com WOOD WINE RACKS Each rack holds 48 bottles of wine. Like New. 2 racks, each $60. 847-516-3425
DEER FOUNTAIN WITH BUCK STATUE APPROXIMATELY 5 FEET TALL; CONCRETE AND COMES IN 3 SECTIONS; $250.00 JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353 Horse Manure - Take a lot or a little. U haul. will load. FREE Harvard 815-566-1155 or 815-391-0550 Lawn Mower: self propelled, NEW, Yard Man, electric start $275 815-943-4697 LAWN TRACTOR – MTD. 15.5HP 42" Cut. Very Good Condition. $400 firm. 815-344-3073
48” white table with 4 recliner high back chairs, $150. 815-385-4353
RIDING LAWN MOWER Works perfect, $399/obo. 262-723-1746
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Forward, reverse, 12” tires, 5HP, $300. (Woodstock) 734-776-2881 V & V Lawn Care 815-814-8542 Lawn Maint, Gravel Clean-up from Plows, Mowing, Garden Tilling, Reasonable Rates. Free Estimates. WICKER CHAIRS - Vintage garden appeal, hand painted lime green, sturdy construction, durable, classic, very cute cottage chic! $195. 815-477-9023 Yard Man Lawn Mower 6.5HP 21" Cut Can mulch or bag. Very good condition. $50 / obo. 815-344-3073
4 Piece Tool Shop
18 volt, $60. 224-523-1569
ANGLE PLATES (4)
.0001 Interapid Dial Indicator, 14” tall surface gauge and 12”x18” blk grante surface plate. $325/all. 847-658-3269
3 point - Farm Star. $450. obo. 847-875-6739 Chain Saw. 16” Electric. $50 815-209-5665 Compressor. Bostitch. Air hose & nail gun. In case. $100 815-209-5665
Flourescent light fixture, 24” 2 bulbs, like new, w/plug & hanger $25 815-459-7485
Rustic wood look with 2 planter boxes below, 4'H, $45. 815-578-0212
GLOVES ~ LATEX
With Aloe Organic, case of 1000. $55 815-578-0212 GREETING CARDS Box of 200. $50. 815-477-2772 HANGING LIGHT FIXTURE - Gorgeous vintage Tiffany inspired hanging dome lamp, uniquely crafted stained glass look with beautiful design. Blue and white colors. Excellent. $95. 815-477-9023 Heater/Fireplace: Amish electric heater/fireplace, heat surge, color oak, great condition $250 847-970-8394
Weck/Juice Jars, ½ and 1 liter. And, ½ liter Tulip Jars, Lantern Jars with lids, 6 ou and 26 ou. Between $5 and $20. 815-578-4557
Corona 13,000 BTU + 5 gallon gas can, $26. 815-653-9698 MEMORY FOAM PILLOW - Set of 2 high end standard size contour dual support pillows w/protectors, NEW, never used. $45 for both. 815-477-9023
BARLOW 8 month old male Shepherd mix. Is love the first time eyes meet or a long, developed trust? I hope to experience it someday. What's not to love about me! www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400
Can the person who adopted Vanessa the cat from AOS in late 2012 please call: 815-385-9878
Complete Starter Fish Tank all accessories included, $25. 815-404-9765
DOG BATTERY OPERATED NAIL GRINDER NEW IN BOX AND AS SEEN ON TV. $15. 708-602-8353 JOHNSBURG AREA DOG CRATE - Petmate plastic XLarge dog crate approximately 38"L x 30"H x 24" W excellent condition Retails for around $100, Asking $65. 815-568-0671
Tool shop, coil roofing nailer, works great! $75. 815-575-7153 9am – 6pm RADIAL ARM SAW – Craftsman, has many attachments includes a full router set perfect condition. $175 or best offer. 847-293-5812
SCROLL SAW ~ 18”
Light and rotary attachment. Speed and tilt adjustable. $75. 815-455-5903 Lv Msg TABLE SAW, 10 inch, Atlas S10ES, cast iron w/ base, heavy duty! $55. Call 9:30a-6p, 847-639-6447.
Record collection. 78 LP records. 800 total. Old and new. Make offer 847-515-8012 Cash only. Ridgid Sump Pump. 1/2 H.P. $125. New, in box. 847-366-7305 Ridgid Sump Pump. 1/3 H.P. $115. New, in box. 847-366-7305
Tanning Half Bed, on rollers, 9 lamps, Sunquest 2000S. Wolff system, $150. Call: 815-385-4353
Kenmore Progressive with all attachments, works great! $100 815-385-8271
JAG 11 year old male Black DSH When things get tough, I look at my past and what I've overcome. I remember it to remind me how strong I can be when I need to be. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400 Kitties for sale: beautiful, all types of colors, 1 for $15 or 2 for $25 please call Virginia 224-235-8295
Free to good home, nursed back to health. Ready to go to right family. 224-678-2176
Hot & Cool, $15. 815-404-9765
DUAL BASS PEDAL, good condition. $125 Picture on NWHerald.com. 815-382-4305 ENFORCER DRUM SET - 9 pieces!! everything shown in picture on NWHerald.com. Good Shape MUST SEE!! $250. 815-382-4305
BUCKETS - 5 GALLON
Keyboard: Casio WK 3800 76 key 32 note poly phony touch sensitive w/stand, never used, paid $400 sell $300 847-659-1944 lv mssg
Plastic, $1.25/ea. 815-455-3203 Lv Msg
C5 Carbon Fiber Air Bridge and Reducer - Does not have the sensor hole on side of duct. Very good condition with two minor scratches on the underneath, not be visible when installed. Carbon fiber duct, reducer and clamp included. See the pictures. This item has the raised C5 Logo. 815-455-0974 DOUBLE SINK – Smooth concrete. 48 x 16 x 18. $35. 847-515-8012 Huntley area
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SAXOPHONE - Olds and Son, Ambassador, exc. cond. w/ case $350. 815-701-1350 Wurlitzer Spinet Piano & bench, light oak $300 815-337-6708 7-10pm
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Cross Country Skis ~ Waxless 4 pair, L.N. Skies, $25 takes all. 815-568-8743 Days
Girls Figure Skates, white, size 6, excellent condition, purchased new, minimal use, $35 firm. 815-546-8741
MOTOCROSS HELMETS, SIZE LARGE, HAVE 2 $40 EACH 708-602-8353 JOHNSBURG AREA MOTOCROSS TIRES, BRIDGESTONE M604 1200-90 57M & 1010/90 19 BOTH IN GOOD CONDITION $15 FOR BOTH JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353 PIRELLI MOTOCROSS MT 450 SCORPION GROSS 100/90 19 TIRE GOOD CONDITION JOHNSBURG AREA. 708-602-8353. $10 POCKET KNIVES, HAVE 3 INCLUDING ONE SHARPER IMAGE IN BOX $20 FOR ALL 708-602-8353 JOHNSBURG AREA
Water skis O'Brien. 68" Kevlar Performers. $45. 847-344-2750. MALONE 1 1/2 year old male Great Dane mix. I love the scent of the evergreens that cover a gentle slope and to watch the sun burst through the trees. When I find bliss, I like to savor it! www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400 Saddle Quality Equi - Bette English leather, 17.5” size, made in India, gently used, $200. Call Patty 815-651-1050
OFF SET UMBRELLA beige off set patio umbrella, with enclosed screening fabric sides: Hardly used. $50.00 847-516-3425 Cary SUN ROOM CHAIRS - metal quality set of four chairs, solid construction, very comfortable, amble room, excellent condition. $95. 815-477-9023 McHenryCountySports.com is McHenry County Sports
70+ Cards, plus Sports Cards $10 815-459-4586
RC Helicopters (2)
Fly indoors or out, includes radio and chargers, $125/obo. 815-245-0717
Antique and Modern Guns
Old Lever Actions, Winchesters, Marlins, Savages, etc. Old Pistols and Revolvers. Cash for Collection. FFL License 815-338-4731
Lionel & American Flyer Trains 815-353-7668
S/R 28x10x15 Call: 847-875-6739 WANTED TO BUY: Vintage or New, working or not. Bicycles, Outboard motors, fishing gear, motorcycles or mopeds, chainsaws, tools etc. Cash on the spot. Cell: 815-322-6383
KOHO HOCKEY PANTS SIZE LARGE (28-30) AND SHIN AND ELBOW PADS AND 2 PUCKS FOR $20 JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353
With bag, 1pair of poles & boats. $40. 224-523-1569
5-1/8” Jointer-Planer, excellent condition with stand if needed. $175 815-568-6364 Aft 4pm
Heavy duty with 2 new batteries, foot rest, $400. Call Aft 4pm 815-653-9698 Wheel Chair. New in box. Never used. Seat 18” wide. Removable foot rests. $95. 815-578-0212
BASEBALL SPIKES - Mens Nike Metal. Air Max Diamond Elite Fly. Brand new still in box. Size 12. Black/White. $35. 815-482-0259.
SKIS ~ (2) SETS
Motorized Scooter Jazzy Select Traveller Series. Good cond! Pd $3,500 New batteries last mo. $350 firm. Call 630-745-9607 after 1pm
BASEBALL BAT - Louisville Slugger Exogrid2. Brand new still in wrapper. BBCOR certified. 2 5/8 barrel. Size 33/30. $125. 815-482-0259
Older, (7) approximaely 80-100 years old, $35/all, no golf bag. 847-658-3269 Golf Clubs, Many Golf Clubs w/stand and pull cart. Many balls & many extras. $60 takes all. Call: 815-385-7440
Eden Pure Quartz 1000 XL with remote. $50 815-943-5566 9am - 5pm
Hot Tub. Sundance Montego. $1500 OBO. Runs good. You pick up. 815-568-5382
½” chock, 1/4HP, variable speed. $75. Call aft 4pm 815-653-9698 Grinder. Craftsman. 75 Special edition. Table & light. $65. 815-209-5665 Hydraulic Engine Jack on wheels $100 847-302-7009
Craftsman, 5HP, electric start, runs great, $100. 224-523-1569
ELECTRIC MT 1/8th scale, for sale or trade. $200 no motor or ESC great condition over all. 2 bodies call or txt Mike for pics. 815-403-3647 NINTENDO GAME CUBE W/ 19 games. 2 Controllers and Power cord. Asking $175 or OBO MAC 224-420-1414
YAMAHA MOTOCROSS STOCK MUFFLERS; HAVE 2 $25 EACH JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353
Algonquin Estate Sale Fri and Sat April 26th and 27th 9:00 to 3:00 35 S. Oakleaf Rd. Lots of everything in great condition. Christmas village, trees, ornaments. Furniture, tools, 8" drafting table. And much more.
AMERICAN GIRL HORSE Excellent condition! Brown or black (Appaloosa) with box, $25. 815-455-6201
BITTY TWINS ~ AMERICAN GIRL Brown hair, brown eyes, boy/girl twins (retired), excellent condition! $50/pair 815-455-6201 DOLL HOUSE - Little Tikes (blue roof), NO accessories. $10. 815-568-0671
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LAKE IN THE HILLS
ANOTHER POTPOURRI ESTATE SALE!
CARPENTERSVILLE MOVING SALE
5759 BREEZELAND ROAD WEDNESDAY APRIL 24 SATURDAY APRIL 27 10AM-3PM ELECTRONICS, FURNITURE CLOTHES, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS EVERYTHING MUST GO
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SAT & SUN APR 27 & 28 9AM - 3PM
Friday, April 26th Saturday, April 27th 10am - 4pm
977 Mesa Drive
#'s at 8:30
Off Algonquin Rd., Turn Right on Pyott Rd., Right onto Viewpoint Rd., Right onto Mesa Dr., Turn Left. Whole house and garage filled with “Good Stuff.” Royal Doulton Figurines and Beautiful King Size Bedroom Suite. For pix and list of items go to: www.potpourriestatesales.com
WOODSTOCK 1140 BLAKELY ST.
ESTATE SALE FRI & SAT APRIL 26 th AND 27th 9 AM - 3 PM LOTS OF EVERYTHING, NICE AND CLEAN, REASONABLE PRICES. BIRD AND OWL FIGURINES , HOME DÉCOR, MANY KITCHEN ITEMS, FURNITURE, LAMPS, BOOKS, CDS, AUDIO BOOKS, MOVIES, LOTS OF BEDDING, CANDLES, VINTAGE JEWELRY, PUZZLES, GAMES, CLOCKS, WEBER GRILL, ETHAN ALLEN ROCKING CHAIR, WICKER PORCH FURNITURE, PAINTING SUPPLIES, SEWING MACHINES, PERFUME BOTTLES, CHRISTMAS VILLAGE, PIEDMONT TOBACCO CO. CEDAR CHEST, YOU NAME IT, WE HAVE IT....
8817 RT. 120
THURSDAY - FRIDAY APRIL 25 & 26 8:00am – 6:00pm
4TH ANNUAL HORSE TACK SALE Saturday, May 4th 9am-1pm Sponsored by Paws & Hooves 4H Club for Improvements to McHenry County Horse Arena McHenry County Fairgrounds Building D, Rt. 47 & Country Club Rd. Woodstock, IL Buy Sell Trade $25 reserves your booth Only rental proceeds are donated You keep the rest For More Info or to Reserve a Booth Call 815-790-4460 firstname.lastname@example.org
Corner of Thompson Rd & 120 Furniture: Pine, Walnut BR set, tables, chairs, hutches, curio cabinet, bamboo set, washstand Zenith floor radio, piano, clocks, china, silver jewelry, many, vintage children's books, tin wind-up toys, violin, saxophone, guitars, 1960's Barbie & Ken dolls & access, Betsy McCall, tools, 300 lb anvil, primitives cabinets & MORE!!
ALGONQUIN GARAGE SALE
661 Brookside Ave April 25 - 26 8am – 12pm Sleeper Sofa, Oak Wall Unit w/Desk, Oak Night Stands, Occasional Chairs, Women's/Mens Clothing Games, Purses etc...
Windfall Antiques www.estatesales.net
FRI APR 26 10-3 SAT APR 27 9-3
1621 SHORT RD. Off of Blackhawk Trail
RUBBER STAMP SALE Saturday, April 27th 9am–3pm
Walkup N. to Raintree to Blue Pine Rubber Stamps, Stamping Up Sets, Cricut Expression Machine: Never Used, New, In Box! Lots of Extras, Papers, Inks, Stamps, Albums, Cutters, etc.
HUGE MULTI FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD SALE!
1914 Blue Pine Dr.
WOODSTOCK ESTATE SALE 1621 POWERS RD
NOTICE COUNTRY THUNDER, WI SOLD OUT 4-DAY PASSES July 18th-21st, Shadow Hill Ranch. I have (2) 4-day GA passes available. $400. per ticket. Call or text 815-353-1110
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ECKEL'S MCHENRY FLEA MARKET
$3.00 PER BOX OVER 60 BOXES
3705 W. ELM Starting Mar 28 NEW HOURS THURS & FRI 11-5 SAT & SUN 8-5 815-363-3532
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OAKMONT & PARKSTONE DR.
THURS. & FRI. 9-4PM
Furniture, Clothes, Toys... Too many items to list!
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ANNUAL HOME SHOW TRADE FAIR Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, McHenry Annual Home Show Trade Fair
Saturday, April 27th from 9:00am to 3:00pm Zion is once again hosting its Annual Home Show Trade Fair, showcasing consultants and their products that would typically only be available by hosting a show at home. Come and shop, admission is FREE !!! Concessions will be available for purchase. Great for some last-minute Mother's Day shopping!
Zion is located at 4206 W. Elm St. (Route 120 west of Route 31, next to Jewel/Osco)
Tastefully Simple ! Avon ! Tupperware ! Mary Kay Pampered Chef ! Lia Sophia ! Cookie Lee ! Celebrating Home Gold Canyon Candles ! Scentsy ! Party Lite ! Miche Usborne Books ! Thirty One ! Longaberger ! Wildtree Till Dawn ! Grace Adele ! Velata ! Gigi Hill ! AND MORE!!!
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THURS & FRI MAY 2 & 3 8-4 SAT, MAY 4 8-NOON
SPRING RUMMAGE SALE
1125 Saddle Ridge Trail Furniture, books, toys, movies, games, tools, scrapbooking supplies, clothing, household items & MUCH, MUCH MORE!!
CARY HUGE YARD SALE 404 W. Main St. Corner of W. Main and Prarie.
APR 25 5-8PM APR 26 9-3PM APP 27 9-NOON ($3 BAG)
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Corner of Dole & Crystal Lake Ave.
SAT. ONLY 4/27 9a-5p 3 generations, old to new and everything in between. Furniture, vintage, household, even man-stuff.
Marengo THURS, FRI, SAT 4/25-4/27 FRI, SAT, SUN 5/3-5/5 8am-4pm RAIN OR SHINE
710 EAST PRAIRIE Crafts supplies, clothes, toys, pet supplies, lots of knick knacks, miscellaneous items. Everything in Good Condition
MARENGO THURS, FRI, SAT, SUN APRIL 25, 26, 27, 28 8AM - 5PM
Household, clothes, books, linens, toys & SO MUCH MORE!!
21718 PLEASANT GROVE RD.
For more info: 815-459-0785 www.clumc.org
Baby & kids clothing, toys, outdoor play equipment, furniture, TV's, household items, movies, adult clothing
& MUCH MORE!
Crystal Lake Thursday & Friday May 2nd & 3rd 8am – 3pm
CRYSTAL LAKE 1504 Dogwood Drive Thurs, Fri April 25 & 26 8:30-4. Sat. April 27 8:30-2:30 House sold & we need to clear out, bedroom furniture, chairs, books, housewares, lamps, lawnmower and much, much more. Don't miss our final sale!
Crystal Lake Huntley Thurs & Fri 8am – 4pm Saturday 8am – 12noon
Friday & Saturday 9am – 3pm
901 & 9214 North Ave. New/Barely Used Items. Something for everyone. All sizes clothing. Housewares, Kitchenware, Fishing,Tools Antiques and More!
10407 Cindy Jo Ave. Tools, Lawn Mower, 61” TV, Tupperware, Household Items, Clothes, Electronics, Bedding Set, Auto Accessories & Much More!
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19 Anniversary Celebration
monthly specials all year April save 10% on all chairs
Squaw Creek Neighborhood
Visit us for home décor & gifts: furniture, art, lamps, glassware, ceramics, florals, jewelry & more 134 Cass Street
Saturday, April 27th 8am - 4pm
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ONE DAY GARAGE SALE
3977 Rockspur Trail
CRYSTAL LAKE SALE
FRI & SAT, APR 26 & 27 8AM - 2PM
Bay View Farm Subdivision Annual Garage Sale
1531 DOGWOOD DR.
Thurs, April 25-Sat., April 26 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Glassware, railroad collectibles, time tables/maps, etc. Pottery Barn kids, walker, stroller, treadmill, Craftsman contractor scroll saw w/stand, Beanies, Hawaii Barbies, new track pendant lighting & MORE!
Located off Bay Rd/Rt. 134 in Lakemoor
Watch for white signs!!!
SAT, APR 27 9AM - 2PM !!!!!!!!
GENTLY-USED CLOTHING SALE! !!!!!!!! ALL SIZES
Women's, Men's & Junior's Clothing & Accessories
Check out the
Fri 4/26 & Sat 4/27 Friday 9am - 3pm Saturday 9am – noon Organ, drum set, electric fireplace, lots of camping gear, tent, portable grill, TV, crib & dresser, desk, holiday, camera, printer, bikes, Yakima bike rack, winter coats, lots of misc.
APRIL 27, 8-3 4426 Hi-Point Rd.
1/2 block S. of Hampton Inn
Desks, Clothes, Tools, Gardening Supplies, Books & Much More!
2018 N. Rte 47
Ringwood United Methodist Church 5214 Barnard Mill Rd
815-653-6956 Clothes, household, knickknacks, material, books, small appliances, holiday items, toys, dishes, furniture, & much more.
Office desks, chairs, lamps, bedroom sets, teen, women and mens clothing, miscellaneous household
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SATURDAY, APRIL 27 , 20 3 RUNNING RING ONLY! 9:00 A.M. Comfort Station Available
Household Goods, Antiques, Something for Everyone!
Spring Grove THURS 4/25 & FRI 4/26
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2 Elec. Typewriters, 3 TVs, 2 Stereos, 2 Speakers, Microwave, Dresser, Desk, Tools, Tool Chest, 26” Bicycle, Biker Jacket & More Woodstock
Friday & Saturday April 26th & 27th 8am – 4pm
10005 Meadowdale Circle
2613 Raffel Rd.
Garden tiller, garage shelving, kerosene garage heater, ladder, treadmill, bikes, furniture, lamps, Barbie doll house, Littlest Pet Shop houses, play kitchen, and more!!
Furniture, tools, lots of guys stuff & MORE!! You Want It? We've Got It!
7607 Wilmot Rd.
Unsold Garage Sale Items?
Friday & Saturday 9am – 4pm
518 Burbank Ave. Tools, Model Trains, Lawn Tractor, Garden Tools, Misc Hardware & Misc Household Items.
WOODSTOCK 211-215 E. Todd Ave.
610 CLAY ST.
Saturday & Sunday April 27th & April 28th 8am – 6pm
Multi-family moving/garage sale
RICHMOND BARN SALE 5105 W Solon Road
WOODSTOCK FRI, SAT & SUN APRIL 26, 27, 28 9AM - 4PM
Se Habla Espanol
April 26-28 9am-5pm
Sale includes gently used clothing (all sizes), baby items, household goods, books, toys, movies, & small appliances! www.fpcwoodstock.org
Saturday: $3 a bag for clothes and miscellaneous on Saturday.
HUGE MULTI-FAMILY SALE
RUMMAGE SALE! Thurs. April 25 8a-8p, Fri. 8a-4p & $3 BAG SALE Sat. 8a-12p
FRI, APRIL 26 9AM-5PM SAT, APRIL 29th 9AM-NOON
CASH ONLY-RAIN OR SHINE
At Your Service Directory
Lunch by: Relish the Dog
MCHENRY MULTI-FAMILY SALE Park Ridge Estates 107 Oakton Street
SPONSORED BY THE CENTEGRA WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
301 S. CROSS TRAIL Need Help Rebuilding, Repairing or Replanting?
1st Presbyterian Church
Furniture, Large Oak Antique Cabinet, Housewares, Baby Boy Clothes, (0mos-2T), Brand Name Women & Men Clothes/Shoes, Electronics, 2007 HD Sportster Cycle Shack Slip-Ons, MUCH MISC!
Friday & Saturday 4/26 & 4/27 9am-3pm. Furniture, toys, clothing, bikes, lawn furniture and much more.
Woodstock Saturday, April 27th 8am – 4pm
822 N. Madison Appliances, Indoor/Outdoor Lawn Furniture, Desks, Lawn Tools, Much Misc.
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LOCATION: BOONE CO. FAIRGROUNDS, 879 RT. 76, MI. NORTH OF BELVIDERE. LOCATED IN THE GOAT BARN NEAR SOUTH END. PLENTY OF PARKING. DRESS ACCORDINGLY!
ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, HOUSEHOLD, YARD, TOOL & MISC. MAYTAG COLLECTION To be sold at 11:00 Sharp! SEE WEBSITE FOR COMPLETE LISTING!! OWNERS: B. THOMAS, J. KRUSE, G. ANDERSON & THE BILL GREENLEE ESTATE Terms: Cash or checks w/proper I.D. Visa & Mastercard accepted. 9% Buyers Premium w/ 4% discount for cash or check. No property to be removed until settled for. All items sold “AS IS”. Number system will be used. Must have driver’s license for registration. Not responsible for accidents or items after purchase. Announcements day of sale prevail over written material.
Lakewood HUGE MULTI-FAMILY SALE Friday & Saturday April 26th & 27th 9am – 4pm
354 Richmond Lane
SAT ONLY 8-3
4201 Medical Center Dr.
FRI & SAT APRIL 26 & 27 8AM - 5PM
705 Goldenrod Ct. Something for Everyone! Oak Ice Box Side Table, Clothing, Bikes, Scooters, Books, Star Wars Collectible Legos & More!
Furniture, Books, Toys, Clothing, Household Items, Tools, Lawn Mower, Snow Blowers, TV, Bikes, Fishing Poles, Electronics. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
Misc Furniture, Household - We also have Shabby Chic & MUCH MORE!
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ESTATE AUCTION DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2013 TIME: 10:30 LOCATION: 9650 BELOIT RD., BELVIDERE, ILL (TAKE RT 76 NORTH OF BELVIDERE TO SQUAW PRAIRE RD WEST TO BELOIT RD GOING NORTH TO AUCTION SITE WATCH FOR SIGNS) THIS AUCTION IS TO SETTLE THE ESTATE OF HAZEL HOWE; LOTS OF VERY CLEAN AND MODERN FURNITURE; ROUND OAK TABLE W/ CHAIRS; SIDE BY SIDE DROP FRONT SECERTARY CARIO W/ STAIN GLASS DOORS; ANTIQUE BUFFET; FERN STAND; 3 TIER PLANT STAND; ANTIQUE DRESSER W/ MIRROR; 2- 5 DRAWER DRESSER; COMMODE OAK W/ TOWEL RACK; 3 PC ANTIQUE BEDROOM SET; CEDAR CHEST; DRY RACK; LADDER BACK CHAIRS; METAL BED; KITCHEN TABLE & CHAIRS; DAY BED; RECLINER; OAK ROCKER; SOFA; FLOOR LAMPS; TV; ANTIQUE COFFEE GRINDER; LOTS OF PICTURES; 2 WOODEN TRUNKS; DOLL MADE IN GERMANY; JOINTED DOLL 3’; BEDDING & LINENS; POST CARDS; AFHGANS; OIL LAMPS; WASH TUB & STAND; OLD BOOKS (BACK TO 1890’S); FRUIT BASKETS; 3- CROCKS; LARGE SLATE POOL TABLE; CREAM CAN; SALT & PEPPERS; XMAS ITEMS; LOTS OF KNICK KNACKS AND SMALL ITEMS; GARAGE & GARDEN TOOLS: J D LT 133 RIDING MOWER W/ BAGGER; WHEEL BARREL; HAND TOOLS; SMALL GRINDER; AL STEP LADDER; PITCH FORKS; ANTIQUE KIDS WAGON; SPRINKLING CANS; LAWN ORNAMENTS; MILK CANS; PATIO SET. AUCTIONEERS NOTE: THIS HOUSE IS FULL OF QUAILITY ANTIQUES AND FURNITURE AND KNICK KNACKS THAT ANYONE WOULD BE PROUD TO HAVE IN THEIR HOME. LOTS OF TABLE ITEMS NOT MENTIONED. TERMS: CASH; CHECKS W/ PROPER ID; 5% BUYERS PREMIUM; ALL ANNOUNCEMENTS DAY OF SALE TAKES PRECEDENCE OVER ANY/ALL PRINTED MATERIAL; NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR LOSS OF ITEMS.
Spring Premier Catalog Auction Early Americana, Primitives, Antiques, Military, Firearms, Beer Neon's, & Artwork
409 East Stevenson Rd, Ottawa SATURDAY, APRIL 27 9:30 AM Large Amazing Auction Highlights include-36 Star Flag, Limoges Fish Set, Brass Sleigh Bells, Brass Kettles, Early Cast Iron, 11 Drawer Spice Cabinet, Quilts, Shaker Box, Pierced Tin Lantern, Butter Molds, 19th Century Red Paint Blanket Chest, Flour Bin, Cherry Corner Cabinet, Plantation Desk, Carpenters Chest, 2 Circa 1840's Stepback Cabinets, Candy/Apothecary Jars, Cast Iron Geneva Il Kettle, Aladdin Floor Lamp, Aladdin Kerosene Lamps, B & H Banquet Lamp, The Angle Hanging Lamp, Victorian Handing Lamps, B & H Candle Sconces, Finger Lamps, Civil War Letters & Soldier Portrait (triple armed), Powder Horn, Vintage Model T Shiners Car, Straight Razors, Fountain Pens, Western Stoneware Set 2-20, Roseville, Waterford, Large amount of Sterling Silver, Antique Phones & Clocks, Vintage Radios, Listed Artist ArtworkDerk Smit, A.C. Bradley, W.H. Eppens, F.X. Wolfle, Kent Wallis and others, Signed Frederic Remington Print, Howard Christy Chandler WW1 Poster, 25+ Beer Neons, Large Amount of Beer Advertising, Over 35 Firearms-Smith & Wesson 32 Double Action 4th Model in Box, Colt Patent Open Top Pocket Revolver, 6ft Punt Gun, Smith & Wesson .38 Special, US Springfield Model 1873, Browning's-Superposed Lighting 20 GA, Citori 12GA Sporting Clays, SxS B-SIS 12 GA & 20 GA, Auto-5 20GA & Magnum Twelve, 1964 Sweet Sixteen, 12 GA BPS, Winchester's-Model 94 30-30, Model 131, Model 1890 .22, Model 09 .22, Model 9410 NIB, Model 42, Remington Model 11, Ruger Model 11 .22 Carbine, Japanese Hanyang 88, Japanese SKS, Mossberg Model 500 & 42m(b), and others, 100 Boxes of Ammo, WW1 Soldier Bring Backs, 2 Iron Crosses, Cigarette Case, Boot Knife, and more, Civil War Colt's Patent Bullet Mold, WW2 Nazi Gun Cleaning Kit, WW2 Bomber Jacket M-442a by, Duck Decoys, Duck Calls, Pocket Knives, Japanese Katana Knife, Vintage Glass Eye Fishing Lures, and more. This is only a partial listing. Visit our website www.BullockAuctioneers.com for more information and link to over 500 photos. Sellers: Glenn & Rose Sunderland Washington IL, Bowermaster's Ottawa IL, Frank Markiewicz Ottawa IL, and other local Estates. Terms: Cash, Check, Credit Card (add 5%) 10% Buyers Premium All Local, State, & Federal Firearms Laws Apply Must have FOID to purchase any Firearms or Ammunition $20 Transfer fee on all Firearms Purchases Transfer will be handled by J & J Guns Seneca IL Onsite Lunch provided by Grumpee's Weenie Wagon Online Bidding Available Visit www.BullockAuctioneers.com for online bidding information Need an Auction? Contact us at 815-970-7077 to find out how we can maximize your collection or estate. 500+ photos at Auctionzip.com ID#23761 Matthew Bullock IL Lic # 441.001731 James Dresen IL Lic #441.001808
5 Secrets to a Successful Garage Sale #1 ADVERTISE, ADVERTISE, ADVERTISE!
#2 Include speciﬁc items like antiques, electronics, vintage or baby merchandise in your advertising.
Post signs advertising your sale around popular intersections where cars will be stopped.
1 1/2 inches, up to 4 consecutive days, with BOLD print and a border.
Use brightly colored signs with bold arrows and easy-to-read lettering.
+ Color Highlight $25 + Additional Day $10
Put a price on all items for sale, and set up a “free” box in front of your sale to draw in customers.
Included FREE: Online garage sale map Garage sale kit with signs and price stickers. Call 815-455-4800 or go to NWHerald.com/PlaceAnAd two days before you want your sale to appear in the paper. !
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ON THE COVER
Producer and Johnsburg native George Zwierz Jr. has a successful web series, “Guys Book Club.”
Jeffrey Westhoff reviews the new movie, “Pain & Gain.”
Professional drag queens are taking the MCC stage alongside students and staff for “Mr. and Miss Drag” this weekend.
Famed songwriter Peter Calo will join other performers on stage at CL’s Listening Room.
MAKE IT POP
Rob Carroll reviews new releases from Phoenix, Thee Oh Sees and Kid Cudi.
DEPARTMENTS 5 Faves..............................................................5 Concert guide................................................23 Go Guide...........................................................8 Make It POP...................................................22 Movies............................................................15 On the Cover..................................................12 On Stage.........................................................17 Planit 10...........................................................6 Sounds............................................................21
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CeeCee LaRouge will perform during MCC’s “Mr. and Miss Drag.” Photo provided
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Geek is chic. So whether you celebrate Speak Like A Pirate Day or were instrumental in making “The Avengers” reach the $1.5 billion mark; whether you are Stark or Lannister; Team Bill or Team Eric; a Whovian or from Hobbiton, hit up the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo this weekend at McCormick Place. The convention covers comics, movies, television, literature, toys, anime, manga and video games. Creators share insights during panels, and screening rooms have sneak peeks of the next big movie or TV show. And with kid-friendly events such as a superhero obstacle course, costume parades and Quidditch training, C2E2 has something for everybody. But my favorite part is the exhibitor-packed show floor, the best place to see great costumes, interact with artists, find the must-have piece of movie memorabilia and hunt for autographs from celebrities. Big names attending this year include Kevin Smith and Patton Oswalt, but count in stars from several popular TV shows and movies. Tickets and schedule: www. c2e2.com. – Valerie Katzenstein
“The Steve Austin Show”
“How often do you wax your f-----g eyebrows?” former wrestler-turned-actor Steve Austin asked on a recent episode of his podcast, “The Steve Austin Show.” Yes, even the guy once known as “Stone Cold” has his own podcast. But it’s more amusing than you might think. While Austin may occasionally talk about his time in the ring, he actually touches more on other topics from male grooming habits to the outdoors to mixed martial arts. And it’s all done with some colorful language which makes you wonder if Austin was really playing himself when he was the Stone Cold character in the WWE. Despite the gruff voice and redneck persona, Austin is a host who makes his guests feel comfortable, which helps get them to open up a little more. Austin sums it up best on his website, “hell, at any given time it could turn into a 30 minute bulls--- session.” The podcast debuted April 5. Episodes have been posted sporadically over the past couple week, so there’s no telling how often we’ll be hearing from Austin. Available on iTunes. – Rob Carroll
OK, I admit it: I like cheesy, bubble-gum pop music. My teen years in the ... ahem ... 1980s were filled with cavity-inducing tunes from Madonna, Berlin, Cyndi Lauper and Stacey Q (remember her?). Fast-forward 25 years. Enter Englishborn Olly Murs and his first U.S. release, “Right Place Right Time.” The album is filled with saccharine-soaked pop tunes, many of which could easily be mistaken for Maroon 5 castoffs. Murs shot to fame with the release of his self-titled first U.K. album after finishing as runner-up in the sixth series of “The X Factor” in 2009. Yes, his songs are cheesy, especially the albums’ lead single, “Troublemaker,” featuring Flo Rida. But, there’s a bouncy, supersweet innocence to them that takes me back to my childhood listening to those ladies of the ’80s. For me, this is cheesy, bubble-gum pop that rocks. Available on iTunes and Spotify. – R. Scott Helmchen
Searching the iOS app store can be overwhelming. Hundreds of new apps arrive weekly. Let AppAdvice help you cut through the clutter. The app, which launched on day one of the iOS App Store on July 11, 2008, aggregates the 500,000-plus apps available in a useful way making it easy to figure out which apps you should download. It also keeps you updated on the latest iOS news, reviews and iDevice accessories. The best feature are the AppLists, handpicked bundles of apps that fit your unique style. Whether you are looking for an app to use your phone for a particular purpose, or just want to have more fun on the go, AppLists transform your iPhone to your very own myPhone. Plus, check out the AppGuides, which feature detailed sub groups to discover exactly what kind of apps exist. Plus, check out the companion app-discovery site at appadvice.com. Follow them on Twitter @AppAdvice. App available on iTunes and the iOS App Store. – R. Scott Helmchen
Since our national attention span is the equivalent of a 6-yearold at Legoland, viral videos tend to produce stars who burn out as quickly as they’re formed. Watsky hasn’t. Not exactly, at least. The awkward kid from the 2010 video “Pale kid raps fast” – which is approaching 25 million YouTube views – hasn’t exploded into the mainstream by any stretch, but he’s actually building a decent following, and for good reason. Maybe the best descriptor of Watsky: he would suck at journalism. The San Franciscoborn slam-poet-turned-rapper explains things in round-about ways, and it can take several listens to find his point. But I’m struggling to get his newest release, “Cardboard Castles,” out of my car’s CD player. Each spin, a bit more of Watsky’s genius reveals itself. And it’s all done in subtlety, still behind the guise of the awkward, pale kid with a surprising ability to rhyme.
– Shawn Shinneman
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“MR. AND MISS DRAG”
WHEN: 7 p.m. April 26 WHERE: McHenry County College Leucht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Show will feature professional drag queens CeeCee LaRouge, Nautica Nero and Lady B with performances by MCC students and staff. Proceeds support the MCC Pride Club. Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Information: 815455-8550.
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WHEN: 7 p.m. April 25; and 7:30 p.m. April 26-27 WHERE: Cary-Grove High School, 2208 Three Oaks Road, Cary COST & INFO: Oscar Wilde’s classic whimsical romantic comedy and sharp-witted satire of Victorian society. Presented by the Cary-Grove Drama Club. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 seniors and students. Information: 847-639-3825.
WHEN: April 26 through May 11 WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Williams Street Repertory production of a hilarious and touching story about a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small town beauty parlor. Schedule: 8 p.m. April 26-27, May 3-4 and May 10; 3 and 8 p.m. May 11. Tickets start at $29. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. April 26 WHERE: Starline Factory, 306 W. Front St., Harvard COST & INFO: Featuring a juried mixed art exhibit, live music, light appetizers and more. Admission: $5 at the door. Cash bar. For artists interested in submitting their artwork, visit www.nancymerkling. com. Information: 815-943-4805 or www.starlinefactory.com.
“THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY”
WHEN: through April 28 WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock COST & INFO: This madcap tribute to the great English high comedies of the 1930s and 1940s takes audiences to a private country club where mistaken identities and romantic entanglements abound. Schedule: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $23 adults, $20 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www. woodstockoperahouse.com.
3 SONGWRITERS ON 1 STAGE
WHEN: 8 p.m. April 27 WHERE: The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: An evening with guitarist Peter Calo with Cassandra Vohs-Demann and John Hegner. Tickets: $25, $35 reserved seats. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
“THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE”
WHEN: through April 27 WHERE: Johnsburg High School Theatre-in-the-Round, 2002 W. Ringwood Road, Johnsburg COST & INFO: Tony Award-winning musical about the Roaring ’20s based on the 1967 movie of the same name. Presented by Johnsburg High School. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. April 26-27. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors, students and children. Tickets and information: 815-385-9233.
A TOAST TO HOPE WINE TASTING STING & SILENT AUCTION
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. April 26 WHERE: Hampton Inn, 1555 S. Route 31, McHenry COST & INFO: Sample more than 35 wines and enjoy appetizers, dessert and silent auction. Proceeds benefit a mission to provide pocket-sized albums of uplifting quotes and beautiful photos for patients undergoing cancer treatments. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-3633624 or www.albumsofhope.com.
WHEN: 10 p.m. April 26 WHERE: Olive Black Martini Lounge, 5607 Broadway St., Richmond COST & INFO: Clean comedy adult hypnosis show featuring Nino Cruz. Tickets: $10 a person. Tickets and information: 815-678-7370 or www.oliveblacklounge. com.
“THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE”
WHEN: 7 p.m. April 27; 3 & 7 p.m. April 27 WHERE: Performing Arts Center at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, Huntley COST & INFO: Tony Award-winning musical comedy presented by Huntley High School. Tickets: $5 each available online at www. district158.org/pac/ home.htm. Information: 847-659-6600.
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A LOOK AT AREA EVENTS OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS
McHENRY COUNTY ONGOING “THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE,” 7 p.m. April 27; 3 & 7 p.m. April 27, Performing Arts Center at Huntley High School, 13719 Harmony Road, Huntley. Tony Award-winning musical comedy presented by Huntley High School. Tickets: $5 each available online at www.district158.org/pac/ home.htm. Information: 847-659-6600. “THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY,” through April 28, Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock. This madcap tribute to the great English high comedies of the 1930s and 1940s takes audiences to a private country club where mistaken identities and romantic entanglements abound. Schedule: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $23 adults, $20 seniors and students. Tickets and information: 815-338-5300 or www. woodstockoperahouse.com. “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST,” 7 p.m. April 25; and 7:30 p.m. April 26-27, Cary-Grove High School, 2208 Three Oaks Road, Cary. Oscar Wilde’s classic whimsical romantic comedy and sharp-witted satire of Victorian society. Presented by the Cary-Grove Drama Club. Tickets: $8 adults, $5 seniors and students. Information: 847-639-3825. SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES, McHenry County College Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Schedule: 3 p.m. April 28, MCC Concert Band and Chorus; 6 p.m. May 5, MCC Student Recital. Free. Information: 815-479-7814. “THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE,” through April 27, Johnsburg High School Theatre-in-the-Round, 2002 W. Ringwood Road, Johnsburg. Tony Award-winning musical about the Roaring Twenties based on the 1967 movie of the same name. Presented by Johnsburg High School. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. April 26-27. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors, students and children. Tickets and information: 815-385-9233. WOMEN’S WORKS, through April 27, Old Court House Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock. Featuring the 26th annual Women’s Works, celebrating women’s creativity with a national fine art exhibition. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewelry, and multimedia by women artists from Northern Illinois and the Chicago area. Presented by the Northwest Area Arts Council. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 815-338-4525, www. oldcourthouseartscenter.com or www. naac4art.org.
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CONTAINER GARDEN GALA, 7 p.m. April 25, McHenry West High School, 4724 W. Crystal Lake Road, McHenry. Presented by the McHenry Garden Club.
WESLEY M. VOS MEMORIAL ORGAN RECITAL WHEN: 4 p.m. April 28 WHERE: First Congregational Church, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Featuring New York-based organist Gail Archer. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 815-459-6010 or www.fcc-cl.org. Designers from local garden centers will create beautiful container gardens. Tickets: $10 in advance through April 21, $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit scholarships and other projects. Information: 815-385-3369. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 25-26 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, Fox River Grove Memorial Library, 407 Lincoln Ave., Fox River Grove. Sale will offer books, CDs and DVDs. Information: 847-639-2274 or www.frvml.lib.il.us.
APRIL 26 4TH FRIDAY, 6 to 9 p.m. April 26, Starline Factory, 306 W. Front St., Harvard. Featuring a juried mixed art exhibit, live music, light appetizers and more. Admission: $5 at the door. Cash bar. For artists interested in submitting their artwork, visit: www.nancymerkling. com. Information: 815-943-4805 or www.starlinefactory.com. A TOAST TO HOPE WINE TASTING & SILENT AUCTION, 6 to 9 p.m. April 26, Hampton Inn, 1555 S. Route 31, McHenry. Sample more than 35 wines and enjoy appetizers, dessert and silent auction. Proceeds benefit a mission to provide pocket-sized albums of uplifting quotes and beautiful photos for patients undergoing cancer treatments. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Tickets and information: 815-363-3624 or www.albumsofhope. com. FRIENDS OF THE NIPPERSINK LIBRARY ANNUAL BOOK SALE, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26-27, and noon to 4 p.m. April 28, Nippersink Public Library, 5418 Hill Road, Richmond. There will be books, CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs and more for sale. Sunday is $4 bag sale day. Information: 815-678-4014 or www. nippersinklibrary.org. “MINDBENDER” SHOW, 10 p.m. April
26, Olive Black Martini Lounge, 5607 Broadway St., Richmond. Clean comedy adult hypnosis show featuring Nino Cruz. Tickets: $10 per person. Tickets and information: 815-678-7370 or www.oliveblacklounge.com. “MR. AND MISS DRAG,” 7 p.m. April 26, McHenry County College Leucht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Show will feature professional drag queens CeeCee LaRouge, Nautica Nero, and Lady “B” with performances by MCC students and staff. Proceeds support the MCC Pride Club. Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Information: 815-455-8550. “STEEL MAGNOLIAS,” April 26 through May 11, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Williams Street Repertory production of a hilarious and touching story about a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small town beauty parlor. Schedule: 8 p.m. April 26-27, May 3-4 and May 10; 3 and 8 p.m. May 11. Tickets start at $29. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org. TURNING POINT’S ANNUAL AUCTION, 6:30 p.m. April 26, Jameson’s Charhouse, 12860 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley. Featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner and live auction. The fundraiser will benefit Turning Point, McHenry County’s only comprehensive domestic violence agency and shelter. Tickets: $75 a person. Tickets and information: 815-338-8081 or www.mchenrycountyturningpoint.org.
APRIL 27 3 SONGWRITERS ON 1 STAGE, 8 p.m. April 27, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. An evening with guitarist Peter Calo with Cassandra Vohs-Demann and John Hegner. Tickets: $25, $35 reserved seats. Tick-
ets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. ASHLY & MARI DANCE WORKSHOP, 2 to 4 p.m. April 27, All That Dance, 1055 Nimco Road, Unit A, Crystal Lake. For middle and high school students sponsored by the Ashly & Mari Dance Company. Two hours of dance instruction by Lindsey Draves and Lauren Varallo followed by a 15-minute performance for family and friends. Suggested donation: $10. Registration and information: 815-236-2276 or www.ashlymaridance.org. CORCORPS, seventh annual, 7 p.m. April 27, McHenry County College Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Spring concert by the McHenry County area horn choir. Free admission. Refreshments after the concert. Information: 815-245-2422 or email@example.com. “DINNER AND A SHOW,” 7 p.m. April 27, Marengo Middle School Auditorium, 816 E. Grant Highway, Marengo. Have dinner at your favorite restaurant in town and convene at the auditorium for an evening of live, old-time radio plays presented by Marengo Main Street. Tickets: $15 Main Street members, $20 nonmembers. Tickets available through the Marengo Main Street office or any of the Marengo area participating restaurants. Tickets and information: 815-568-8440 or www.marengomainstreet.org. INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY, noon to 3:30 p.m. April 27, McHenry Dam, on River Road south of McHenry. Family event featuring bird watching, avian art, games and activities, listen to stories and more. Presented by McHenry County Conservation District and other environmental organizations. Free admission. Information: 815-3441294 or www.mccdistrict.org. Continued on page 9
NIGHT OF KNIGHTS DINNER & AUCTION, ninth annual, 6 p.m. to midnight April 27, Starline Factory, Harvard. Hosted by St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Harvard featuring dinner, dancing, rafles and 50/50 rafle. Tickets: $50 a person, $90 couples. Proceeds of the event to beneit the school. Tickets and information: 815-943-6933. ONE SWEET JANE, 9 p.m. April 27, Niko’s Lodge at Algonquin Commons, 1520 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. Information: 847-458-6100. OUT OF THE DARKNESS McHENRY COUNTY CAMPUS WALK, 9 a.m. April 27, McHenry West High School, 4724 W. Crystal Lake Road, McHenry. Walk to bring awareness to suicide and depression and raise funds for education, research and support for suicide survivors. No admission fee if $100 is raised by the date of the event. Information: 815-385-2916. Register online at www.afsp.donordrive.com/ event/mchenryhs.
MARIAN CENTRAL STUDENT ART SHOW, May 2-12, Old court House Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock. Exhibit of art by Marian Central Catholic High School students in two- and threedimensional work including paintings, drawings and water colors, pottery, photography and more. Featuring a 7 to 8 p.m. May 2 student reception. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 815-338-4525.
APRIL 28 FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, 5 p.m. April 28, Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. Hosted by Woodstock Area Community Ministries. Schedule: 5 to 7 p.m. artwork display, dinner and silent auction; 7 to 9 p.m. concert. Tickets: $10 dinner and concert in advance or $12 at the door; $5 concert only. Tickets and information: www. wacmgroup.org. HOOTENANNY, 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 28, First Presbyterian Church of Woodstock, 2018 N. Route 47, Woodstock. A 28-piece community band leads both worship services featuring a variety of ages, instruments and musicians. Free. Information: 815-3382627 or www.fpcwoodstock.org. HOPES & DREAMS: Concert Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech, 2 p.m. April 28, Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock, 225 W. Calhoun St., Woodstock. Presented by Woodstock Folk Festival. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Information: 815-455-4848 or www.woodstockfolkfestival.org. WESLEY M. VOS MEMORIAL ORGAN RECITAL, 4 p.m. April 28, First Congregational Church, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake. Featuring New Yorkbased organist Gail Archer. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 815-459-6010 or www.fcc-cl.org.
APRIL 29 SAMPLER LECTURE SERIES PROGRAM, 3 p.m. April 29, McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St., Union. Ders Anderson, a Crystal Lake resident Greenways director for the Openlands Project in Chicago, will present “Early Trails of McHenry County.” Admission: $10 donation. Registration and information: 815923-2267 or www.mchsonline.org.
MAY 3 ANNUAL BLACK TIE & BLUE JEANS GALA, 5:30 to 11 p.m. May 3, Donley’s Village Hall Banquets, 8512 S. Union Road, Union. Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program annual event. “Animal Tales” will feature renowned storyteller, Jim May, along with dinner, auction and special presentation by Main Stay students. Tickets: $60 per person. Main Stay provides equine and animal-assisted therapeutic activities to people with special needs. Tickets and information: 815-6539374 or www.mstrp.org. FIRST FRIDAY, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 3, Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, Dole Mansion, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Each month Lakeside Legacy Foundation hosts a family-friendly gallery event. This event will feature the artwork of District 47 schools and Creative Artistry School of Fine Arts. Complimentary light appetizers and cash bar. Free admission. Information: 815-455-8000 or www. lakesidelegacy.org. McHENRY B&B SQUARE DANCE CLUB, 8 p.m. May 3, Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 W. Church St., Johnsburg. Les LaLone will be calling both squares and rounds starting at 8 p.m. The La Lone Ranger. Cost: $5 members, $6 visitors. All dancers welcome. Information: 815-353-5346. SCRAPBOOKING FUNDRAISER, 5 p.m. to midnight May 3, Mental Health Board, 620 S. Dakota, Crystal Lake. Hosted by Options & Advocacy. Traditional, digital and those just getting started are all welcome. A Creative Memories consultant will be on site with products for sale, lessons, advice and tips. Cost: $30 includes dinner, refreshments and rafles. Registration and information: 815-477-4720 or www.optionsandadvocacy.org.
MAY 4 BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS BAGS FOR KIDS TOURNAMENT, 11:15 a.m. May 4, Buffalo Wild Wings, 5755 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. Double-elimination tournament to beneit Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County. Cash prizes. Registration at 10:30 a.m. Cost: $40 tournament before April 26, $50 after April 26. Long toss $5 for 4 bags. Register online at www.bagsforkids. eventbrite.com. COLONEL PALMER HOUSE OPEN
HOUSE, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Celebrate Look at Local History Month by touring the restored historic home built by Gustavus and Henrietta Palmer in 1958. The home serves as a local history museum, an archive library and facility for heritage events. Information: 815-477-5873 or www. crystallakeparks.org. GREATER CHICAGO JUNIOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4, Crystal Lake Main Beach, 300 Lake Shore Drive, Crystal Lake. Sponsored by the Crystal Lake Junior Rowing Club. Featuring high school rowing teams from across the Midwest. Information: 815-477-7460. HONEYCRAFT MARKET, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4, Mixin Mingle, 124 Cass St., Woodstock. Monthly Indie craft market featuring local artists and crafters. Free admission. Information: 815-308-5170 or www.honeycraftmarket.com.
MAY 5 BOB BLAZIER RUN FOR THE ARTS, 16th annual, 8 a.m. May 5, starting at the Raue Center, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Annual 5K run/walk to beneit the Raue Center. Day of event registration starts at 7 a.m. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Award ceremony at 9 a.m. Cost: $30 for 5K until April 24; $35 late registration for 5K; $15 for the 1-mile event. Register online at: www.rauecenter.org. McHENRY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM SEASON OPENING, 1 p.m. May 5, 6422 Main St., Union. Museum opens marking its 50th year. Features roundtable discussion about life in Woodstock during the 1960s as art of “Return to Woodstock, An AlAmerican City” exhibit. Admission: $5 adults, $3 seniors and students, $12 families. Information: 815-923-2267 or www.mchsonline.org. SPRING POPS CONCERT, 4 p.m. May 5, Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake. “Journey Across America” concert by the Crystal Lake Community Band. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, students and military, $7 groups of 10 or more. Tickets and information: 815-679-2263 or www. clcb.org. VENDOR & CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5, GiGi’s Playhouse Center for Down Syndrome Awareness, 5404 W. Elm St., McHenry. Fundraiser to beneit GiGi’s featuring more than 20 vendors and crafters, drawings, Big Basket drawings and refreshments. Free admission. Information: 815-245-0862.
MAY 7 ANNUAL OLDER AMERICAN MONTH FUN FAIR, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7, Senior Services Associates, 110 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake. Older Americans Month theme is “Unleash the Power of Age!” emphasizing the important role of older adults. Event will have games, photo and vendor
booths, lunch and three entertainers. Admission is one nonperishable item for the Crystal Lake Food Pantry. Information: 815-356-7457.
MAY 9 ENCORE YOUTH CHOIR AUDITIONS, May 9-10, First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake. Auditions for all students ages 7 through high school who love to sing. Auditions consist of reading a poem (provided at audition) and singing a familiar song. To schedule an audition, call 815-356-7464 or www.encoremusicacademy.org.
MAY 10 “HUNTER GATHERERS,” 8 p.m. May 1011, 17-18, 24-25, Memorial Hall Civic Theatre, 10308 Main St., Richmond. By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Theater Undreground presentation about four now married high school best friends who get together for an annual dinner that ends up a little wilder than previous parties. Adult-themed show that should be viewed as a rated “R” production. Tickets: $10 with $2 of every ticket sold donated to Animal House Shelter. Tickets and information: 815-575-9884 or www. firstname.lastname@example.org. WOODSTOCK SQUARES DANCE CLUB, 7:45 to 10:15 p.m. May 10, McHenry Township Senior Center (behind the Moose lodge), 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. An evening of square dancing. Dancers and students welcome. Plus level dancing with two mainstream tips for student dancers. Students with a badge will enjoy half-price admission. Bob Asp and Jerry Buckmaster will be calling. Admission: $6. Information: 815-85-4503.
MAY 12 FAREED HAQUE, 2 to 4 p.m. May 12, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Concert of “Lullabies and Love” songs with vocalists Orna Oriana and Jill Sanderson. Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org.
REGIONAL ONGOING “OBJECTIVE/SUBJECTIVE: MAPPING AS VISUAL LANGUAGE,” through May 24, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Altgeld Galleries, College & Castle Drives, DeKalb. Exhibition featuring contemporary artists utilizing the visual and conceptual language of mapping to respond to real or imagined spaces. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Information: 815-753-1936 or www.niu.edu/artmuseum.
“THE PRINCESS AND THE MOON,” through April 28, Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. Steel Beam Children’s Theatre presentation about Princess Lizzy who wants to be a knight and dreams of ighting in tournaments, slaying dragons and doing all the things that good knights do. Schedule: 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 10:30 a.m. April 27. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 children. Tickets and information: 630-587-8521 or www.steelbeamtheatre.com. “THE SEAFARER,” through April 28, Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. Irish drama by Conor McPherson. It’s a dreary Christmas Eve in Dublin, Ireland. Sharky and his blind older brother, Richard, are preparing to celebrate the holiday with drinks and friends. A mysterious, unexpected guest arrives, and when a game of poker starts, Sharky begins to play as if his very life and soul were at stake. Schedule: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25 adults, $23 seniors at 630-587-8521 or www.steelbeamtheatre.com. “SEUSSICAL,” through June 1, Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. An exuberant children’s musical based on more than 14 beloved stories by Dr. Seuss. Schedule: 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and April 30; 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays (except May 4). Tickets: $12 or $10 groups of 20 or more. Tickets and information: 630530-0111 or www.drurylane.com. “SOUTH PACIFIC,” through June 2, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Pulitzer Prize-winning classic featuring music by Rodgers and Hamerstein. Musical centers on a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in the South Paciic during World War II and the romantic story of two couples. Schedule: 1 & 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 4:30 & 8 p.m. Saturdays, 1 & 5 p.m. Sundays. TIckets: $40-$48. Other ticket and dinner options available. Tickets and information: 847-634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com. STAND-UP COMEDY, Chicago Improv, 5 Woodield Road, Schaumburg. Featuring a variety of stand-up comedy performances. Show times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 & 10:15 p.m. Friday, 7 & 9:15 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Schedule: April 26-28, Tony Rock (tickets $17, $19); May 2-5, Mark Viera (tickets $19); May 9-12, Dave Coulier (tickets $22). Tickets and information: 847-240-2001 or www.improv.com/comedyclub/ chicago.
APRIL 25 JUDSON SYMPHONIC BAND, 7:30 p.m. April 25, Herrick Chapel at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. A variety of tunes will be played. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors and students at the door. Information: 847-628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu. Continued on page 10
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DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT, 6 to 9 p.m. April 26, Dundee Park District’s Randall Oaks Recreation Center, 500 N. Randall Road, West Dundee. Hosted by Argonauts Football and Cheer. Four divisions from kindergarten through adults. Entry fee: $80 teams, $10 single players. Half the proceeds beneit TriCities Little League’s Challengers. Information: 847-428-3246 or www.algonquinargonauts.com. JUDSON’S GUITAR ENSEMBLE & THE ADONIRAM TRIO, 7 p.m. Apirl 26, Marjorie Thulin Performance Hall at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. Free admission. Information: 847628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu. OTTO CULTURAL ARTS ON THE FOX, third annual, 6 to 9 p.m. April 26, Otto Engineering, 110 S. Lincoln, Carpentersville. Event showcases the talented students of District 300 in the ield of visual and performing arts. Host: District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence. Admission: $1 donation. Proceeds beneit the Carpentersville Boys and Girls Club. Information: 847426-1300 or www.d300.org. HUGE RUMMAGE SALE, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. April 26; and 9 a.m. to noon April 27, Linn Presbyterian Church, W3335 Willow Road at South Shore Drive and Linton Road, south of Lake Geneva, Wis. Offering furniture, clothes, tools, household items, toys, books and much more. Special “boutique” room with antiques and collectibles and “new nook” with new items at a great bargain. Saturday is $3 bag day. Information: 262-2481588 or www.linnchurch.org.
APRIL 27 LITERACY CONNECTION TRIVIA BEE FUNDRAISER, 16th annual, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 27, Grand Victoria Casino, 250 S. Grove Ave., Elgin. Trivia competition with teams of no more than four members competing for prizes. First prize is $500. Rafle tickets: $5 each or ive for $20. Spectator admission: $5 at the door. Tickets and information: 847-742-6565 or www. elginliteracy.org.
APRIL 28 “BROADWAY DREAMS,” 3 p.m. April 28, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University, 400 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb. Spring concert featuring Northern Illinois University Concert Choir, University Chorus and gust artist Melissa Dye. Free. Information: 815-753-1546 or www.niu.edu/music. GEORGIA RAE FAMILY BAND, 10:15 a.m. April 28, Zion United Methodist Church, 157 W. Jefferson Ave., Hampshire. Bluegrass music performance during the worship service. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847-683-2430 or www.zionunitedmethodistchurchofhampshire.com.
SPRING ORCHESTRA & CHOIR CONCERT, 7 to 9 p.m. April 28, Herrick Chapel at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. Judson Community Orchestra and Judson University Choir. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847-628-2500 or www. judsonu.edu.
MAY 4 GET YOUR KICKS ON ROUTE 66 QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5, Indoor Sports Center, 8800 Riverside Blvd., Rockford. Featuring Route 66-themed quilts at this year’s Global Connections quilt show presented by Sinnissippi Quilters. Show includes quilting demonstrations, quilt appraisals, vendors, silent auction, rafle, resale boutique. Food available. Admission: $6. Information: www.SinnissippiQuilters.org.
MAY 5 CRUSIN’ ON 72’S SPRING CAR & CYCLE SHOW, sixth annual, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5, Route 72 and Galligan Road, Gilberts. Trophies plus best of show and door prizes. Music by Live 365 Cruisin’ Music radio disk jockey Rudy the “K.” Registration until noon. Entry fee for show vehicles. Information: 224-587-6803. “FRANK FERRANTE IN AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO,” 7 p.m. May 5, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. Frank Ferrante’s unparalleled portrayal of one of the greatest comedians of all time returns to Metropolis. It’s a fast-paced comedy illed with songs and stories that will have you laughing non-stop. Tickets: $35. Tickets and information: 847-577-2121 or www. metropolisarts.com. JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW FUNDRAISER, noon to 4 p.m. May 5, Ice House Mall, 200 Applebee St., Barrington. Presented by Jennifer Falat Designs. Portion of the proceeds beneit the Hooved Animal Rescue and Protection organization. Free admission. Information: www.facebook.com/ JenniferFalatDesigns?ref=hl.
MAY 10 DAVID LINDLEY, 8 p.m. May 10, Elgin Community College Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Playing American folk, blues and bluegrass combined with other music styles. Tickets: $29. Tickets and information: 847-6220300 or www.elgin.edu/arts. “LAWPOCALYPSE NOW,” 8 p.m. May 10, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights. The Chicago Bar Association is taking their 89th annual Christmas Spirits Show on the road. It’s a hilarious, musical lampoon performed by area lawyers and judges. They take on current events, celebrities, sports icons, political igures and more with biting wit in this hilarious show. Tickets and information: 847-577-2121 or www. metropolisarts.com.
MAY 11 “SENIORS’ DAY AT THE DMV,” 2:30 p.m. May 11, First United Methodist Church, 216 E. Highland Ave., Elgin. The Fox River Men of Harmony chorus will debut an original musical comedy at their 67th annual Spring Show. Featured guest quartet is Roxy, the 2012 International Sweet Adelines 11th place quartet. Local quartets Clef Hangers, Golden Chords and Mood Makers will perform, as will the Illinois District 2011 Senior Quartet champs, Gadzooks. Tickets: $18 adults, $8 students, free for children younger than 5. Call Jack at 815-459-6910 or email barbershop_tickets@joltmail. com.
CHICAGO ONGOING “ANIMAL INSIDE OUT,” through Sept. 2, Museum of Science and Industry, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. “Animal Inside Out” exhibition from anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens, creator of the trailblazing “Body Worlds” exhibitions, showcases amazing animal specimens that have been preserved through the process of plastination, which replaces the body’s luids with plastics to incredibly detailed effect. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Open until 5:30 p.m. on select dates (visit website for information). General admission: $15 Chicago resident adults/$18 nonresident adults, $14 Chicago resident seniors/$17 nonresident seniors, $10 Chicago children ages 3-11/$11 nonresident
children, free for children younger than 3. Other packages available. This exhibit requires an additional ticket with a speciied entry time: $12 adults, $8 children ages 3-11, $6 MSI members. Information: 773-684-1414 or www. msichicago.org. “ANYTHING GOES,” through May 5, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago. A Roundabout Theatre Company production of a 1934 musical comedy about the lovers, liars and clowns on a transatlantic cruise. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets: $27-$95 at 800-775-2000, all Ticketmaster locations or www. ticketmaster.com. “BIG FISH,” through May 5, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and 2003 Columbia Pictures ilm written by John August. A rollicking fantasy set in the American South “Big Fish” centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom whose impossible stories of his epic adventures frustrate his son Will. Schedule: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Friday, 2 & 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $33-$100 at 800-775-2000, all Ticketmaster locations or www.ticketmaster.com. “CREATURES OF LIGHT: NATURE’S BIOLUMINESCENCE” EXHIBITION, through Sept. 8, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. Explore the world of the extraordinary, light-producing organisms that populate our planet. From the woodlands in North America, to the caves of New Zealand, to deep beneath the ocean’s surface, visitors will discover recreated
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APRIL 27 OLLY MURS & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, 6 p.m. April 27, Aragon Entertainment Center, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. 103.5 KISS FM Fantabuloso Tour concert. Tickets: $18.50. Information: 312-540-2000 or www.1035kissfm. com.
MAY 2 PABLO FRANCISCO, May 2-5, Up! Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave., Third Floor of Piper’s Alley, Chicago. Stand-up comedy show by one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. Show times: 8 Thursday, 8 & 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25. Tickets and information: 312-662-4562 or www. upcomedyclub.com.
MAY 3 103.5 KISS FM FANTABULOSO TOUR 2013, 8 p.m. May 3, Aragon Entertainment Center, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. Featuring KISS disc jockeys with Calvin Harris. Tickets: $25. Must be age 17 or older to attend. Tickets and information: www.1035kissfm. com.
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ONE FOR THE BOOKS Johnsburg native George Zwierz Jr. finds success with The Onion and Chicago-based ‘Guys Book Club’
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: In “Guys Book Club,” Dean Hill stars as Mort (from left), Chris Meister as Vik, Sean Patrick Leonard as Alex, producer George Zwierz Jr., Brian Vogler as Steve and Mike Pusateri as Wally. • Cinematographer Jamin Townsley (left), Sean Patrick Leonard as Alex and producer George Zwierz Jr. • Dean Hill as Mort (left) and Chris Meister as Vik. • Christian Stolte as Cletus in “Guys Book Club.” Stolte also co-stars as Mauch on NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”
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popular Chicago-based web series, described as “ ‘Old School’ meets ‘Breaking Bad,’ ” has a Johnsburg native behind it. George Zwierzynski Jr., who now goes by a shortened name of Zwierz Jr., was known for his basketball skills at Marian Central Catholic High School, where he graduated in 1997. George He’s now known for his work with The Onion and Zwierz Jr. “Guy’s Book Club,” the comedic web series he produces, writes and directs. The series at www.guysbookclub.tv launched its second season this month. It follows a group of Chicago married men, including “Chicago Fire’s” Christian Stolte, Francis Guinan of “Boss,” and UFC fighter Clay Guida, as they try to escape their day-to-day commitments via a fake book club. It’s an idea, like most, that Zwierz Jr., who founded Purple Stuff Productions Inc. in Chicago, garnered from everyday life. Season 1 of the series came out in 2011. “Book clubs were becoming huge,” he said. “Not a lot of guys were doing book clubs, but women were doing book clubs. I figured, ‘what would it look like if guys had a book club?’ The idea spun from there. “They wouldn’t be reading a book, not that girls really do that either.” “Guy’s Book Club” has its characters, ranging from a veteran retiree to an online college student, going from bank robbing to tasering to muffins. In other words, it’s not anything like Oprah’s book club. Touting a higher production value than typical web-based projects, the series makes Chicago both a setting and a character. A huge fan of “Breaking Bad,” an AMC series,” Zwierz Jr. said the series takes on a similar style. “I don’t want to compare us to that at all, but I wanted to attempt to try to give a little
“GUYS BOOK CLUB” For more on “Guy’s Book Club” or to view the web series, visit www.guysbookclub.tv. bit of style to the comedy. It’s very cinematic for a web series, I would say,” he said. Released as a film, he sees it in the realm of “Old School.” Unlike its first season, which was released weekly, the web series’ second and “tad darker” season has been released all at once. This will allow viewers to watch its 44 minutes of content in one sitting, Zwierz Jr. said. The full-length pilot also is available for viewing at the website. “The way people are viewing now, they’ll sit down for however long and blow through a season of ‘Breaking Bad’ or ‘House of Cards,’ ” he said. He’d love to see the series reach television, or perhaps even film, but today’s market is more web-based than ever before, with view-
ers heading to online sites, such as Netflix and Yahoo to watch shows, he said. Those sites, in a sense, are becoming networks, he said. Because of this, more producers that don’t necessarily have Hollywood contacts can put there stuff out there, he said. “There’s a mindset that you have to move to one of the coasts, but it’s not true,” he said. “The more technology coming out nowadays, the more affordable it is, the easier it is to get things made.” Zwierz Jr. began his career editing film trailers and featurettes for major studios, working with Oliver Stone’s producers on “Alexander,” the 2004 film starring Colin Farrell that Stone directed. Zwierz Jr. also worked with John Cleese and Eric Idle of “Monty Python” before heading back to Chicago. “I pretty much learned what I felt I needed to learn to come back here,” he said. “I love Chicago. I love the city. LA. was a great time. I met a lot of interesting people. Ultimately, it
was my love for Chicago and my family and friends that drew me back. I’ve been fortunate I’ve been able to make a career here.” Along with “Guy’s Book Club,” he continues to work with Bill Kurtis’ Production Company and Towers Productions, cutting shows for The History Channel, CNBC and and Discovery, among other networks. He’s spent time producing, directing and editing for The Onion on products, such as “Sex House,” and “The Onion’s Extremely Accurate History of the Internet.” And he’s also producing The Onion’s satirical stage show, “The Onion Live!” set to tour the country later this year. Although he’s in the business of comedy, Zwierz Jr., whose family still lives throughout the McHenry County area, said he’s never really been the funny guy. “I’m very boring,” he said. “I think I was always the guy behind the funny guy, giving him the funny ideas and watching him get into trouble. Hence me hiring actors.”
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By JEFFREY WESTHOFF or Michael Bay, scaling back to make the dark crime comedy “Pain & Gain” was a smart move. For most of his career, Bay has taken on the biggest of summer blockbusters centered on giant robots, islands full of clones and Armageddon itself. Yet his first film, MORE the comparatively modest ONLINE “Bad Boys” with Will Watch the Smith and Martin Lawtrailer to rence, remains his best. “Pain & Gain” at “Pain & Gain” is a PlanitNorthdeliberate return to Bay’s west.com roots (if a single movie qualifies as roots), with a reported budget of $25 million. That’s about one-tenth the cost of a Transformers movie. “Pain” is also a return to the same city as “Bad Boys,” with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson leading a gang of Miami bodybuilders who turn to crime. All this is not to say Bay has succeeded in making a good movie. “Pain” is still a bad movie. It’s just not the same bad movie Bay has been making for the past 15 years, and that has to count for something. The script, credited to Christopher
STARRING: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub PLOT: Three Miami bodybuilders (Wahlberg, Johnson and Mackie) with low IQs and lower scruples kidnap a millionaire sub shop owner (Shalhoub) and plan to steal his money and property. When they fail to kill him, things spin terribly out of control. RATED: R for bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language throughout and drug use RUNNING TIME: 2 hours, 10 minutes Markus and Stephen McFeely, is based on a true story so twisted and outlandish not even Bay could screw it up entirely. We get frequent glimpses of the stronger film this might have been if it hadn’t been sidetracked by Bay’s crass views and boorish humor. Wahlberg plays Daniel Lugo, an assistant manager at a Miami gym where steroid injections are regularly distributed in the locker room. “I believe in fitness,” Lugo declares at the outset, echoing the famous opening line from “The Godfather”: “I believe in America.” Along with Rocky and Scarface, “all those guys from ‘The Godfather,’ ” count among Daniel’s heroes. Daniel is a firm subscriber to the American dream, so he can’t comprehend why his bank account doesn’t reflect his magnificent muscle mass. He worked hard to sculpt his physique, so he deserves to be rich. It’s within his rights to take wealth from someone less deserving. “Michael Corleone didn’t become the Godfather by folding towels,” Daniel
reasons. Daniel sets his sights on one of his gym clients, Victor Kershaw (Tony Shalhoub), a scrawny millionaire who owns the Schlotzsky’s Deli franchise near the airport. (Schlotzsky’s Deli is a reminder the story takes place in the ’90s.) Daniel hatches a scheme to kidnap Kershaw, and he recruits two of his gym co-workers, Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and Paul Doyle (Johnson). Doyle signs on even though he found Jesus during a prison stint and frequently states he doesn’t want to serve another term. After several botched attempts, a few involving Halloween ninja costumes, the trio do kidnap Kershaw and coerce him into signing over all his assets. Although the movie downplays the physical torture that the real victim (not named Victor Kershaw) suffered, the criminals eventually decide they would be safer if the man were dead. They soon learn they are even more incompetent murderers than they were kidnappers. Things spin out of control from there. Bay has described “Pain & Gain” as a character study, and it probably does come as a relief to him that these characters get to say more than, “Run! Run! Run!” Johnson, who has surprising depths as an actor, gives a nuanced comic performance, and Wahlberg is a bit more manic than usual. Unfortunately, Bay’s idea of a character study is to have the characters constantly state their beliefs and goals, what they are going to do next and how they feel about what just happened. Nearly all characters, major and minor, take turns doing the narration so “Pain” becomes possibly the most voiced-over movie ever made.
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Continued from page 15 Characters also state their own traits in the bluntest terms. We know we are not meant to sympathize with Shalhoub’s character because he approaches an employee washing his car and snipes, “You migrant workers suck.” Bay hasn’t tamed his hyperkinetic camerawork and editing. But this time, Bay occasionally uses his overamplified techniques for comic effect. When the story reaches one of its strangest and sickest developments, the image freezes, and the subtitle “This is still a true story” appears. Shockingly enough, the overall narrative and many plot points indeed adhere to the facts. Some things have been simplified, which is the nature of any movie that squeezes several months of reality into two hours. Lugo and Doorbal are real people now sitting on Florida’s Death Row. Their gang had more than three members, though, and Johnson’s character is a composite of two of them. The portrayal of the victims, Kershaw and a later target played by Michael Rispoli who meets a more horrendous fate, also has drifted from reality, and here is where Bay’s appetites ruin his chances to make a film worthy of the material. In Bay’s worldview, every person who might qualify as an “other” – whether by race, creed, age, income level or weight (especially weight) – must be portrayed at worst as grotesque or at best as moronic. Kershaw’s Judaism is draped about him like a garish cloak. Background characters aren’t exempt. The man who shares Kershaw’s hospital room is grossly obese and has explosive diarrhea, because overweight people in Bay’s movies exist to be humiliated. An exception is Rebel Wilson, because the heavyset actress is too popular to be ridiculed. She plays Mackie’s girlfriend and gets to humiliate him for a well-known side effect of steroid use. Bay loves these kinds of jokes. The only character treated with dignity is a private investigator played by Ed Harris, probably because Ed Harris plays him. Bay also positions “Pain” as a satire of the pursuit of the
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American dream. This intent is hard to miss, because American flags are everywhere and Wahlberg sometimes gives a speech in front of one, like “Patton” with free weights. Satire requires subtlety, a word that won’t be found in Michael Bay’s dictionary. Still, “Pain & Gain” is more free-wheeling and less patronizing than Oliver Stone’s similarly themed, and similarly violent, satire “Natural Born Killers” (Stone also struggles with subtlety). “Pain & Gain” offers evidence Bay could find a real voice as a filmmaker to replace his megaphone, but massive budgets aren’t the only excesses he’ll have to shake.
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QUEENS RULE Drag show encourages MCC students ‘to be who you are’ By JAMI KUNZER firstname.lastname@example.org
ith an emphasis on encouraging students to “be who you are,” McHenry County College’s Pride Club is bringing drag queens and kings to the stage. The club is hosting Mr. and Miss Drag MCC 2013 at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Luecht Conference Center at the college, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. A second annual event, the show will feature professional drag queens as well as performances by 11 amateurs, including students, a faculty member and staff. Funds raised will go toward the roughly 20-member club’s many awareness events throughout the year as well as an LGBTQA scholarship fund to help pay for tuition and books for students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning and their allies. Those taking part have participated in “boot camp” trainings the past few weeks, receiving tips and advice from the professional performers, including CeeCee LaRouge, Nautica Nero and Lady “B.” “I showed them how to do their makeup, how to shave and carve body padding out of couch cushions and all the little secrets of the trade,” said Nautica Nero, otherwise known as Mark Mazzie of Woodstock. “I always joke around that when I’m done up and painted, it takes a lot of work to look this cheap,” he said. Mazzie, a 2006 graduate of Woodstock High School, performs regularly at Hamburger Mary’s in Milwaukee and The Office Niteclub in Rockford. A friend of Pride Club members, he also took part in last year’s show both to entertain and offer support. “I think this is extremely important. I had a horrible time in high school,” Mazzie said. “We shouldn’t have to worry about hiding ourselves. We should be able to walk down the street like everyone else without everyone pointing at us.” With last year’s show drawing roughly 150 people, organizers expect even more success this year. About 100 tickets already have been sold, said Pride Club member Caroline Culbertson of Crystal Lake, who organized the event with fellow member Syed Quadeer. Simply the originality of it should
attract a crowd, she said. “It’s a drag show in McHenry County,” Culbertson said. “It’s seemingly a very conservative area. A lot of people are just uncomfortable being who they are. By putting this show on, people will see a lot of people are supportive. . . “Plus, it’s fun. There’s a fun side to us. Really, you can be who you are.” Along with the awareness it raises, the show helps fund the club’s more serious causes, such as its many awareness events throughout the year for World Aids Day, Transgender Day of Remembrance and others. “Last year we set up a display. We put up bios of people who had been lost because they felt they had nowhere to go,” Culbertson said. “These are the causes, and these are the people we have to support so we’re not losing people we love.” During the show, club members will hand out ribbons representing various community resources, including support groups, free HIV/AIDS testing, the McHenry County Crisis Hotline and other information. Club members will talk about the ribbons, the colors they represent and the resources throughout the show. The awareness an event like this raises is invaluable, say those involved. “Drag queens, way back in the day, started the gay rights movement,” Mazzie said. “We’re kind of doing our part. . . The money is going to a good cause. To support the LGBT movement, that’s ultimately why we’re all doing this. To say, ‘Hey, we’re here.’ It’s slow and steady steps toward equal rights.”
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MR. & MISS DRAG WHEN: 7 p.m. April 26 WHERE: McHenry County College Leucht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Show will feature professional drag queens CeeCee LaRouge, Nautica Nero, and Lady “B” with performances by MCC students and staff. Proceeds support the MCC Pride Club. Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Information: 815-455-8550.
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s the need has grown, so has a festival to raise money for the area’s homeless. When 10 Woodstock-area churches and their choirs come together, the result is a night of pure entertainment. Children’s choirs, bell choirs, a Hootenanny Band, the Frothy Boys, dancers and numerous other performers hope to draw at least 500 people to the Woodstock Area Community Ministries (WACM) Festival of the Arts. This year’s event also includes dinner, an art display and a silent auction, along with the festival’s annual concert. The event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. April 28 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road. All money raised goes to support the homeless and needy within Community Unit School District 200. “Demand keeps growing and funds keep shrinking,” said Renee Witt, president of WACM. “We’re trying to help.” Previous festivals have drawn about 350 people. But organizers hope the dinner, art display and silent auction draw more interest this year. Visitors still have the option to attend the concert only. The festival features the talents of those throughout the community, all coming together to help one another, organizers say. Ron Fredriksen, director of music ministry for Grace Lutheran Church, heads up the concert portion. Among the entertainers are barbershop doo wop group The Frothy Boys of Woodstock, a “Drinking Group with a Singing Problem” that donates all of its profits to charity. And First Presbyterian Church of Woodstock’s Hootenanny Band will feature instruments, such as the violin, flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet and trombone, a rhythm secion, and singers who’ll lead a sing-along presentation of old-time hymns
Paul Lockwood of Woodstock (top, left), Carrie McDonald of McHenry (top, right), Evan Fiorina, 10, of Woodstock (below, left) and Aidan Filetti, 11, of Woodstock (below, right) practice for the WACM Festival of the Arts at Grace Lutheran Church in Woodstock. Photos by Sarah Nader firstname.lastname@example.org
FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS WHEN: 5 p.m. April 28 WHERE: Grace Lutheran Church, 1300 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock COST & INFO: Hosted by Woodstock Area Community Ministries. Schedule: 5 to 7 p.m., artwork display, dinner and silent auction; 7 to 9 p.m., concert. Tickets: $10 dinner and concert in advance or $12 at the door; $5 concert only. Tickets and information: www. wacmgroup.org.
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are a lot of people who come from Woodstock. It’s a good way to gain support from the community and recognition for the ministries.” Money raised goes to-
ward a fund that provides emergency help, such as food, clothing, gas cards, medicine and utility bills for those in needs. The funds also support
PADS, McHenry County’s homeless agency. “It’s an expanded, more exciting festival this year,” Witt said. “We’re happy to do that.”
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Famed songwriter Calo takes CL stage 21 By JAMI KUNZER firstname.lastname@example.org
f you haven’t heard his music directly, you’ve likely heard it without knowing it while listening to Carly Simon or James Taylor or even while watching “The Lorax.” Peter Calo’s wide array of work can only be described as eclectic. Calo has released five of his own albums, and composed music for more than 10 children’s DVDs as well as several film, television and theater productions. “I guess you’d classify [my music] under singer/songwriter,” said Calo, well-known as a guitarist and producer in New York. “That term is a pretty loose term. I have a lot of influences,” he said. “I like finger-picking. I like the styles of different South American music. I like mixing blues in there ... I know that sounds vague, but again, I guess we could just call it singer/songwriter.” No matter what you call it, Calo’s music has taken him on a successful journey for more than two decades. Along with Simon and Taylor, he has performed and recorded with numerous artists, including Queen Latifah, Willie Nelson, Hall and Oates, Linda Eder, Phil Ramone, Jimmy Webb, Kris Kristofferson, Leonard Bernstein, Marc Shaiman, Julie Taymore, Lesley Gore, Crash Test Dummies, Joel Grey and The Platters. Calo will perform, alongside fellow musical artists Cassandra Vohs-Demann and John Hegner, as part of “3 Songwriters on 1 Stage” at 9 p.m. April 27 in “the Listening Room” at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Vohs-Demann owns A Place to Shine Studio in Woodstock and was named one of the Top 25 Indie Artists of 2012 by Women of Substance Radio. Hegner owns Starbell Hatchery Studio just outside Woodstock and is an acclaimed composer and producer. The three will alternate songs, integrating their music at “the Listening Room,” the relatively new venue at Lakeside where performers and audiences are invited for more intimate entertainment. Friends of both Hegner and VohsDemann, Calo had worked with Hegner as a session guitar player in the late 1980s. He also played guitar on VohsDemann’s last CD, “Here I Am,” which was recorded at Hegner’s Starbell Hatchery Studio. Calo, himself, is working on a new CD and said he will perform some of his new material from that project. He began performing at a young age, traveling with a band after high school doing cover songs. They’d perform 40 to 50 weeks a year. “After three of four years, that got
3 SONGWRITERS ON 1 STAGE tiring, and I put my own music together because I wasn’t starving enough,” he said. “That was the beginning of having a band with original music. . . “It’s been one thing after another, ups and downs, generally having a go at it. There’s nothing I’d rather do more.” He said he’s been fortunate to work with so many artists, both well-known and others simply known in the business as talented musicians. He’s proud of the work he’s done with Carly Simon, having been the music director and co-writing four songs on her 2010 release, “This Kind of Love.” “[Simon’s] just a a wonderful person and influence in terms of how to look at songwriting,” he said. He’s also worked with one of his “childhood heroes,” singer/songwriter Jimmy Webb, the man behind numerous platinum-selling classics, such as “Up, Up and Away,” “Galveston,” and “Wichita Lineman.” He toured with another childhood hero, “Hall and Oates.” And he said he’d still like to work with Steve Winwood, “all the Stevies, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder. I love Stevie Wonder.” “I like Bruno Mars. I’d love to work with him,” he said. “And I love Sting.” Still, what he’s most proud of, he said, is making his own music and being able to make a living at that.
WHEN: 8 p.m. April 27 WHERE: The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake COST & INFO: Featuring Peter Calo, John Hegner and Cassandra Vohs-Demann. Tickets are $25 for advance sales; $35 for reserved front row and high top tables. Call the Dole Box Ofice at 815-455-8000 or at www.lakesidelegacy.org. Calo also will host “Singer/Songwriter Workshop with Peter Calo!” 1 to 3 p.m. April 27 at The Listening Room. Tickets for the workshop are $10 in advance at 815455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. For more information on Peter Calo, visit www. petercalo.com. Though technology has led to changes in the industry, he said he sees more of an interest in acoustic music than ever before. He started performing before computers, watched as drum machines came into use and the digital age began. “I think people really like hearing the emotion of somebody sitting down and doing [their music]. I think people still like a really over-the-top piece, like Beyonce or something like that, and I enjoy it, too,” he said. “But I still like going into a small place and hearing someone with a guitar, and just creating something.”
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“Indicud” HH Let’s get this out of the way: Kid Cudi actually features Michael Bolton on one of the tracks on “Indicud.” Yes, the adult contemporary crooner helps sing the hook for one of Kid Cudi’s stoner rap numbers. Bolton’s appearance on “Afterwards (Bring Yo Friends)” is part of Kid Cudi’s turn toward a more positive outlook on this album. Maybe that also has to do with him stepping away from making this another release in his “Man On The Moon” sequence. Look for “Man On The Moon III” to be out sometime next year. “Indicud” is chock-full of Kid Cudi’s trademark trippy beats. “Red Eye” features female vocals courtesy of sister pop act Haim. The song turns out to be rather upbeat for a Kid Cudi track. But let’s not get carried away. “Indicud” is still about Cudi pondering his life while in a haze of smoke. He still has a song titled “Lord of the Sand and Lonely.” This time, Cudi’s outlook on life is more of an even split between positive and negative. And that negativity too often drags this album down.
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“Bankrupt!” HHH 1/2
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French alt-rock band Phoenix grew its following in the U.S. thanks to its excellent 2009 album, “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.” That release had them sounding a little more poppy, and closer to music from The Strokes or The Killers, than in the past. “Bankrupt!,” the band’s fifth studio album, is of that ilk, as well. And while it might not have a recognizable hit that jumps out at you like “1901,” “Bankrupt!” is, top to bottom, a more solid album. “S.O.S. In Bel Air” feels frantic, yet controlled. “Trying To Be Cool” stays true to the song’s name with its relaxed vibe. That song leads into one of the more interesting ventures on “Bankrupt!,” the album’s title track. For nearly seven minutes, Phoenix offers an instrumental songscape that has several twists and turns. It’s not Pink Floyd, but it’s darn close. After a somewhat slow start, the song also marks where Phoenix truly hits its stride on this album. The jagged “Drakkar Noir” flows right into the swaying “Chloroform” without missing a beat. Instead of burdening the listener with another seven-minute song, Phoenix breaks it up into two smaller doses that can stand on their own as well as work together. “Bankrupt!” might not have the bouncy Phoenix songs that were featured on “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” but the band and this album is better off for it. OUT THIS WEEK Mike Aiken, “Captains & Cowboys”; Michael Bublé, “To Be Loved”; The Chapin Sisters, “A Date With the Everly Brothers”; Paula Cole, “Raven”; Fantasia, “Side Effects of You”; Har Mar Superstar, “Bye Bye 17; Heaven & Earth, “Dig”; Tom Jones, “Spirit in the Room”; Juno Reactor, “The Golden Sun of the Great East”; The Letter Black, “The Letter Black”; Steve Martin & Edie Brickell, “Love Has Come For You”;
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McHENRY COUNTY 3 SONGWRITERS ON 1 STAGE, 8 p.m. April 27, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. An evening with guitarist Peter Calo with Cassandra Vohs-Demann and John Hegner. Tickets: $25, $35 reserved seats. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www.lakesidelegacy.org. CORCORPS, seventh annual, 7 p.m. April 27, McHenry County College Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Spring concert by the McHenry County area horn choir. Free admission. Refreshments after the concert. Information: 815-245-2422 or firstname.lastname@example.org. FAREED HAQUE, 2 to 4 p.m. May 12, The Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake. Concert of “Lullabies and Love” songs with vocalists Orna Oriana and Jill Sanderson. Tickets: $20. Tickets and information: 815-455-8000 or www. lakesidelegacy.org. HOOTENANNY, 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 28, First Presbyterian Church of Woodstock, 2018 N. Route 47, Woodstock. A 28-piece community band leads both worship services featuring a variety of ages, instruments and musicians. Free. Information: 815-338-2627 or www. fpcwoodstock.org. HOPES & DREAMS: Concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech,” 2 p.m. April 28, Unity Spiritual Center of Woodstock, 225 W. Calhoun St., Woodstock. Presented by Woodstock Folk Festival. Admission: $10 suggested donation. Information: 815-455-4848 or www.woodstockfolkfestival.org. ONE SWEET JANE, featuring Dea DeMarco from The Fabulous Janes, 9 p.m. April 27, Niko’s Lodge at Algonquin Commons, 1520 S. Randall Road, Algonquin. Information: 847-458-6100. SECOND SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES, McHenry County College Luecht Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Schedule: 3 p.m. April 28, MCC Concert Band and Chorus; 6 p.m. May 5, MCC Student Recital. Free. Information: 815-479-7814. SPRING POPS CONCERT, 4 p.m. May 5, Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake. “Journey Across America” concert by the Crystal Lake Community Band. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors, students and military, $7 groups of 10 or more. Tickets and information: 815679-2263 or www.clcb.org. WESLEY M. VOS MEMORIAL ORGAN RECITAL, 4 p.m. April 28, First Congre-
gational Church, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake. Featuring New York-based organist Gail Archer. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 815-459-6010 or www.fcc-cl.org.
REGIONAL “BROADWAY DREAMS,” 3 p.m. April 28, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University, 400 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb. Spring concert featuring Northern Illinois University Concert Choir, University Chorus and gust artist Melissa Dye. Free. Information: 815-753-1546 or www.niu.edu/music. DAVID LINDLEY, 8 p.m. May 10, Elgin Community College Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. Playing American folk, blues and bluegrass combined with other music styles. Tickets: $29. Tickets and information: 847-622-0300 or www.elgin.edu/arts. GEORGIA RAE FAMILY BAND, 10:15 a.m. April 28, Zion United Methodist Church, 157 W. Jefferson Ave., Hampshire. Bluegrass music performance during the worship service. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847-683-2430 or www.zionunitedmethodistchurchofhampshire.com. JUDSON’S GUITAR ENSEMBLE & THE ADONIRAM TRIO, 7 p.m. Apirl 26, Marjorie Thulin Performance Hall at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. Free admission. Information: 847628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu. JUDSON SYMPHONIC BAND, 7:30 p.m. April 25, Herrick Chapel at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. A variety of tunes will be played. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors and students at the door. Information: 847-628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu. MICHAEL McDONALD, 8 p.m. April 26, Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Tickets start at $39. Tickets and information: 630-962-7000 or www.oshows.com. OLLY MURS & CARLY RAE JEPSEN, 6 p.m. April 27, Aragon Entertainment Center, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. 103.5 KISS FM Fantabuloso Tour concert. Tickets: $18.50. Information: 312-5402000 or www.1035kissfm.com. SPRING ORCHESTRA & CHOIR CONCERT, 7 to 9 p.m. April 28, Herrick Chapel at Judson University, 1151 N. State St., Elgin. Judson Community Orchestra and Judson University Choir. A free-will offering will be taken. Information: 847628-2500 or www.judsonu.edu.
CHICAGO 103.5 KISS FM FANTABULOSO TOUR 2013, 8 p.m. May 3, Aragon Entertainment Center, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. Featuring KISS disc jockeys with Calvin Harris. Tickets: $25. Must be age 17 or older to attend. For tickets and information, visit www.1035kissfm. com.
ONE SWEET JANE WHEN: 9 p.m. April 27 WHERE: Niko’s Lodge at Algonquin Commons, 1520 S. Randall Road, Algonquin COST & INFO: Performance from Dea DeMarco from The Fabulous Janes. Information: 847-4586100.
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